Borrego Springs Alluvial Fan Active and Inactive Area Mapping

Affiliation(s) PI Project period Funded by
DHS Miller, Julianne J 03/16/2012 - 06/30/2012 TBD - NonFed

Project Description

Identify Active and Inactive Areas of the Alluvial Fan Based on review of current and historical aerial photographs, topographic and soils maps, surficial geologic maps, historical records including historical flooding photos, previous studies, and detailed field investigations, areas of active and inactive alluvial fan flooding will be identified. Active and inactive areas of the alluvial fans will be determined and delineated in strict accordance with FEMA guidelines. The following areas will be identified and delineated: ? Areas of well-defined sheet flow ? Areas subject to uncertain processes, including meandering flow paths.