Ottawa River Flood: Human & Natural Elements, Part 1 // Published on May 15, 2017
Whenever a “natural disaster” occurs, like the severe flooding recently in Ontario and Quebec, there are many questions. Did it have to happen? Could humans have responded differently to reduce the damage, or did the response worsen the problem?
I examine these questions and many others by looking at the geography of the river as it flows southward from northern watersheds.
Ottawa River Flood, Part 2 / Published on May 15, 2017
Ottawa River Flood. Part 3 / Published on May 15, 2017