Symposium Photo Gallery: 2014

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Gary Estes, Symposium Coordinator and Founder, welcoming nearly 200 people to the 20th year of the California Extreme Precipitation Symposium.
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Art Hinojosa, Chief of Hydrology & Flood Operations Office, California Dept. of Water Resources, presenting the Special Recognition Award to the Hydrologic Engineering Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 50 years of exemplary public service to the flood risk management community.
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Matt Fleming, Chief of Hydrology & Hydraulics Technology Division, accepting the Special Recognition Award on behalf of the Hydrologic Engineering Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Listen to his presentation or review his slides, USACE Extreme Storm Team and Hypothetical Storm Analysis.
 
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Brett Whitin, Hydrologic Forecaster, California-Nevada River Forecast Center, National Weather Service, speaking at podium. Listen to his presentation or review his slides, Comparing American River PMP Estimates to Historical Floods.
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Inside Freeborn Hall, the UC Davis venue where about 200 attendees listen to one of the presenters.
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Levent Kavvas, Ph.D., Professor of Hydrology at University of California, Davis, ending his presentation. Listen to his presentation or review his slides, Maximization of Historical Severe Precipitation Events over American, Yuba and Feather River Basins.
 
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Viewing two posters on display.
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Left to right: Sudhakar Talanki, Hydrology Branch, California Dept. of Water Resources; Lauma Jurkevics, Climate Change Office, California Dept. of Water Resources; and Lowell Jarvis, Mountain Counties Water Resources Association.
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Left to right: Pal Hegedus, Kimley-Horn and Associates; David Ford, David Ford Consulting Engineers (Symposium Sponsor); and Tim Washburn, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (Symposium Sponsor).
 
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Attendees listening attentively to a speaker in Freeborn Hall.
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Mike Dettinger, Ph.D., Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. Listen to his presentation or review his slides, The Meteorology of Extreme Orographic Precipitation in California — A Synthesis as of 2014.
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Gary Estes, Symposium Coordinator and Founder, introducing a speaker.
 
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Mike Dettinger describing the importance of understanding atmospheric rivers to explain extreme precipitation in California as well as in Oregon and Washington.
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Left to right: Panel discussion with Mike Dettinger, Matt Fleming, Levent Kavvas, Angela Duren (Moderator), Ed Tomlinson, and John England. Listen to the panel discussion, What could we use to replace the Hydrometeorological Reports currently used for estimating Probable Maximum Precipitation in west coast mountainous watersheds?
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What is was like to attend in Freeborn Hall. The building is closing indefinitely as its future is decided.