PSIRC Publications

Blog Post

C. Cooper and C. Troy (2021): Preparing for more extensive and frequent floods makes sense. Penn State IEE Blog, 27 September 2021.

Informational Handouts

C. Troy and C. Cooper (2021): Assessing Your Flood Risk.

C. Troy and C. Cooper (2021): Inland Flood Risk & Your Home.

Ruckert, K. and R. Nicholas (2019): Changes to the 100-year flood zone in the eastern and central portion of the Borough of Selinsgrove, PA.


Radio interview: “Lara B. Fowler and Andrew Stuhl on Selinsgrove’s upcoming Flood Resilience Fest,” WKOK Sunrise, April 27, 2022.

Press release: “Stuckeman-led interdisciplinary team earns strategic plan seed grant,” Penn State News, March 15, 2019 (also reprinted in Civil+Structural Engineer Magazine, March 18, 2019).

Peer-Reviewed Articles

S. Sharma, B.S. Lee, R.E. Nicholas, and K. Keller (2021): A safety factor approach to designing urban infrastructure for dynamic conditions. Earth’s Future, 9(12), e2021EF002118, DOI: 10.1029/2021EF002118.

S. Sharma, M. Gomez, K. Keller, R.E. Nicholas, and A. Mejia (2021): Regional Flood Risk Projections under Climate Change. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 22(9), pp. 2259-2274, DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-20-0238.1.

Hani, U. and L.D. Iulo, (2019): Community Resiliency in the face of Riverine Flooding: Applying Lessons from Resilient Competitions to Pennsylvania’s Vulnerable Communities. Proceedings of ARCC 2019 Conference. (8 pp). Toronto: June 1, 2019.

Public Comment

L. Fowler (2022): Letter of public comment submitted in response to “Request for Information on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Floodplain Management Standards for Land Management and Use, and an Assessment of the Program’s Impact on Threatened and Endangered Species and Their Habitats” (Docket FEMA-2021-0024). Official submission available at


Iulo, L., A. Arora, L. Fowler, L. Goldberg, C. Helgeson, K. Keller, R. Nicholas, S. Sharma, N. Tebyanian, N. Tuana, and M. Zarekarizi (2020): Establishing Priorities for Pennsylvania Community Flood Resilience. White paper on outcomes from a workshop held on September 27, 2019 in Selinsgrove, PA.

Provost, T. and G. Zeigler, (2020): Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant, Federal Fiscal Year 2017, FMA-PJ-03-PA-2017-007. Final report from workshops held at Penn State University, June 25-26, 2019.