An introductory course in floodplain management and floodplain mapping, intended for community officials. This is a high level, informative session to help users better understand some of the more technical aspects of floodplain mapping.

Video screen showing class leader and floodway area Part 1 (36 min): Covers basic terms, types of FEMA maps, flood zones, Flood Insurance Studies (FIS), and locating Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) on maps and exhibits.


Video screen showing class leader and flooded stream area Part 2 (16 min): Updating maps through map changes, brief discussion of levees