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Archive for April, 2016



Review: A Sugar Creek Chronicle



New online tool provides users with data for Iowa’s streams and rivers

Fossiliferous limestone from about 30 feet below the surface at the Seamans Center expansion building site.

Under the Seamans Center

Posted on April 20th, 2016

Under the sea … Seamans Center, that is. Recent construction work turned up 385-million-year-old fossils from an era when Iowa was covered by ocean waters.



Investigator Profile of Marian Muste

Grad student Kathryn Klarich researches neonicotinoids, a class of insecticide found in Iowa rivers.

Gravitating Toward the Water

Posted on April 11th, 2016

IIHR grad student Kathryn Klarich is studying whether pesticides, specifically neonicotinoids, are being removed through drinking water treatment processes.

Gregory LeFevre

What’s in the Water?

Posted on April 11th, 2016

Gregory LeFevre has a passion for engineered and natural systems (ENS), which use natural functions of plants, soil and organisms to help clean waterways.

Johnathan Culpepper working in the lab. –Photo by Tim Schoon

My Lab, My Canvas

Posted on April 7th, 2016

IIHR Graduate Research Assistant Johnathan Culpepper is both artist and scientist.



Changing Climate, Observed from an Iowa Woodland



Nitrate Strategy Working, Slowly



Listen: Connie Mutel on IPR’s ‘Talk of Iowa’

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