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Hi Marco, Thanks for the reference! We agree that stability thresholds are very important for emergency responders and other aspects of flood risk management. From our interactions with first responders in the Tijuana River Valley area, we found that they are really interested in the location of hazardous areas within the floodplain. In our upcoming paper, we argue that this kind of data should be produced along with the traditional flood extent maps so that aspects of flood risk management other than flood insurance can be supported with floodplain mapping. In my opinion, the "low hanging fruit" for reducing losses from floods is to better support emergency management. It can be very difficult to restrict or remove developments from the floodplain, so reducing losses when floods do happen becomes very important. -Adam