The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction is pleased to invite you to participate in a workshop with Cathy Ryan from the University of Calgary.
Cathy Ryan is a Professor in Geoscience at the University of Calgary who is trained as a geotechnical engineer and hydrogeologist. She has been researching groundwater - river interaction river-connected alluvial aquifers in the Calgary region for more than a decade. Her interest in the role of groundwater in flooding was sparked after the 2005 Calgary floods when anecdotal information collected in a door-to-door survey of residents in neighbourhoods around Calgary's Elbow River suggested groundwater inundation (as opposed to overland flooding) caused a significant amount of the economic damage to homes. It is Dr. Ryan's view that groundwater flooding is under-recognized but can be easily monitored and understood.
When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Where: ICLR, 20 Richmond Street East, Suite 210, Toronto RSVP: Tracy Waddington (416) 364-8677 (email@example.com)