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Communities can fill the gaps on flooding

12 Apr 2017, Newcastle University

Flood-hit communities are the best placed to collect information about flash flooding which might otherwise be underestimated or missed altogether, scientists at Newcastle University say. The citizen science approach offers the public an exciting opportunity to work alongside scientists, share valuable local knowledge and help foster a greater sense of community


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