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Digging for Adventure

Posted on May 13th, 2015

IIHR researcher and University of Iowa alumna Kelli Parsons traveled the country before returning to the UI as a graduate student, where she studies human impact on the land through soil.

Water Quality — Everyone’s Responsibility?

Posted on June 4th, 2014

Farmer Brian Scott turns to look over his shoulder at the 60-foot wide, 24-row corn planter as it rolls through the field. Soon, however, Scott’s eyes settle back on a computer screen in the tractor cab. The screen shows a digital map of the route he set up for the tractor to follow through the […]

J.V. Loperfido: Going with the Flow

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Computer modeling is invaluable for a water-quality researcher, but IIHR alumnus J.V. Loperfido still likes to get his feet wet. “I think you gain a lot of insight from being out in the stream,” the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) researcher says. Loperfido says he learned the value of field studies at IIHR, where he earned […]

IIHR Assistant Research Scientist Chris Wilson (left) and graduate student Ben Abban are part of a team conducting field studies of soil carbon under different land uses.

Researchers Study Human Impact on Land

Posted on March 10th, 2014

How have more than 100 years of agriculture have affected the Midwestern landscape? IIHR researchers are part of a $4.9 million grant to study changes to the “critical zone,” from the treetops to the bedrock.

The Intelligent Digital Watershed

Posted on March 6th, 2012

People make decisions based on information at hand. Armed with better information, would Iowans make better land-use choices affecting water quality? That is the hope of the IIHR researchers who are developing the “Intelligent Digital Watershed” (IDW), but the verdict is still out, says IIHR Research Engineer Jerry Schnoor, the project’s principal investigator. Schnoor, who […]

Hydraulics East Annex

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Size: 11,000 ft2 Location: 140 W. Harrison, Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map Floor Plan Built in 1975 to house research programs that had stretched beyond SHL’s space, the Hydraulics East Annex (HEA) is IIHR’s oldest research annex. This annex provides important storage and outfitting space for research vessels, and laboratory space for processing […]

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