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Spring Creek Flood of 1997

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    Collection of photos portraying the damage, of the Spring Creek Flood of 1997, on the CSU campus and surrounding Fort Collins areas.
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References: 

Nolan J. Doesken, “The Recorded Climatic History of Fort Collins, Colorado,” Colorado Climate Center (Fort Collins: Colorado State University, 2000).

Kevin Duggan, “Storm Swept Through Fort Collins, Leaving Devastation in its Wake,” Coloradoan (Fort Collins, CO), July 22, 2007.

Flood,” Fort Collins Poudre Fire Authority.

Neil Grigg et al., “Fort Collins Flood 1997: Comprehensive View of an Extreme Event,” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 125 (September–October 1999).

James E. Hansen II, “Downpour Turns into Nightmare,” Colorado State University, July 1, 2007, from James E. Hansen II, Democracy’s University: A History of Colorado State University 1970–2003 (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2007).

Matthew Kelsch, “The Fort Collins Flood: Atypical Rainfall and Urban Runoff Complexities.” Forecast Systems Laboratory Forum, March 1, 1998.

Safety and Preparedness,” City of Fort Collins.

Spring Creek Flood 10 Years Later,” Coloradoan (Fort Collins), January 1, 2007.

Charlene Tresner, “Fort Collins—Its History in a Nutshell,” Fort Collins History Connection, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, January 1, 1981.

Erin Udell, “Fort Collins Firefighter Retires, Reflects on Career,” Coloradoan (Fort Collins), April 19, 2014.

Warning System,” City of Fort Collins.

John Weaver et al., “Two Floods in Fort Collins, Colorado: Learning from a Natural Disaster,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 81, no. 10 (2000).

Additional Information: 

James E. Hansen II, Democracy’s University: A History of Colorado State University, 1970–2003 (Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2007).

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