Research conducted by a team of U.S. and U.K. scientists andengineers suggests that U.S. federal flood maps underestimate thenumber of Americans at risk for flood by more than 27 millionpeople.

Fathom, which presented its research at the 2017 American Geophysical Union Meeting on Dec. 11,claims its findings fill in "vast amounts of missing information"in current federal flood risk assessments.

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