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Let the River Speak! The Paleoflood Hydrology of the Colorado River Canyons

  • Coconino Center For The Arts 2300 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ (map)

Dr. Vic Baker, Regents’ Professor of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, Geosciences, and Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, will present his latest findings on Colorado River flood extremes. For over fifty years, Dr. Baker has been studying paleoflood hydrology, authoring or editing eighteen books and 418 research papers along the way. Dr. Baker is past President of the Geological Society of America and his flood research has been featured in multiple television documentaries for PBS, BBC, the National Geographic, Discovery, and History Channels, including the NOVA productions “Mystery of the Megaflood” (2005) and “Killer Floods” (2016).

This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by River Runners For Wilderness.

Earlier Event: September 1
Flow Monitoring of the Rio de Flag
Later Event: September 5
Downtown Flagstaff Geology Rocks! Tour