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IFC Offers Online Tools to Prepare for Flooding

Posted on October 19th, 2016

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa provides online tools and resources to Iowans to help them prepare and respond quickly to flood events.

Tatsuaki Nakato (right) reintroducing endangered freshwater mussels into the Mississippi River near LACMRERS.

In Memoriam: Tatsuaki Nakato

Posted on September 14th, 2016

It is with great sorrow that we share the news of Tatsuaki Nakato’s death on Saturday, Sept. 3, surrounded by his family. He was 74 years old.

IFC Hosts Open House in Honor of Pres. Harreld

Posted on September 12th, 2016

Plan to attend the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) open house from 7–9 am on Sept. 15 at the Hydraulics Wind Tunnel Annex (130 W. Harrison St., Iowa City) on the University of Iowa campus.

Ching-Long Lin, the new Edward M. Mielnik and Samuel R. Harding Professor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, spoke of his love for his work and his appreciation for this honor.

Lin Named Mielnik and Harding Professor

Posted on August 19th, 2016

Professor Ching-Long Lin has been named the new Edward M. Mielnik and Samuel R. Harding Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

IIHR's Chris Jones talks with the media about the new sensor; the solar panel and enclosure for the battery, datalogger, cell modem, and GPS can be seen behind Jones.

IIHR’s Water-quality Network Grows

Posted on July 29th, 2016

IIHR’s network of water-quality sensors continues to grow. Most recently, IIHR staff installed a new sensor on West Fork Crooked Creek south of Washington, Iowa.

Gabriele Villarini has been selected to receive the AGU's Macelwane Medal.

Villarini to Receive AGU’s Macelwane Medal

Posted on July 21st, 2016

Gabriele Villarini has been chosen to receive the American Geophysical Union’s prestigious James B. Macelwane Medal.

Iowa Flood Center Director Witold Krajewski (left) shakes hands with Congressman David Loebsack while IIHR Director Larry Weber looks on.

Loebsack Proposes National Flood Center

Posted on June 3rd, 2016

Congressman Dave Loebsack plans to introduce legislation to establish a National Flood Center.

IIHR's water-quality monitoring network has generated interesting data that contradicts some widely-held beliefs regarding corn and soybeans and their impact on nitrate in Iowa's streams.

Understanding Changes in Raccoon River Nitrate

Posted on May 17th, 2016

IIHR’s water-quality monitoring network has generated interesting data that contradicts some widely-held beliefs regarding corn and soybeans and their impact on nitrate in Iowa’s streams.

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.

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.

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