Flood Insurance Rate Maps - Version 1

You as a student geologist are working for an insurance company using flood insurance rates maps to determine the premium that wil be charged to homeowners. To assess these sites you must locate the site on a flood insurance map, decide which flood zone the site occurs in and gather important data about the site that will allow the insurance rate and a flooding probability statement for each site.

Steps you need to take to do Version 1:

To solve this activity you need to:

  • locate the property on a flood insurance map
  • gather information about the property such as:
  • its elevation,
  • presence of a basement
  • information about the previous flooding that has been experienced at the site.

Answer the following questions
Answer the questions in the scantron form and return the form on the due data!