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Archive for March, 2015



IIHR Co-sponsors ‘Feeding the World’ Symposium



Research links two millennia of cyclones, floods, El Niño

IIHR's Yugo Sanada at the wave basin. He is developing a new technique that uses reflected light to better visualize the water's surface.

Sanada Improves Visualization for Ship Hydro

Posted on March 23rd, 2015

IIHR’s Yugo Sanada is using reflected light to help researchers better visualize the water surface for advanced ship hydrodynamics research.

Aiming High by Reaching Out

Posted on March 16th, 2015

The IIHR Wind Tunnel Annex welcomed a different crowd recently—the Cedar Falls High School Rocket Club, which is competing in the upcoming Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC), the world’s largest student rocket contest.

A close-up view of a sedimentary sample from Laguna Lejía in Chile. Image courtesy of Ingrid Ukstins Peate.

Clues to Climate Change History

Posted on March 15th, 2015

IIHR Associate Research Engineer Tim Mattes is part of a research team that has found clues to Earth’s climate change history in a Chilean lake.



Model Predicts Extent of Flooding



Iowa Flood Information System Displayed at Capitol



IFC Soil Moisture Sensors Help Iowans Prepare for Floods

Knee-deep in Research

Posted on March 1st, 2015

IIHR graduate research assistant Keshav Basnet is part of an Iowa Department of Transportation project to design snow fences that reduce drifting and therefore improve road conditions across the state.

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