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Statewide LiDAR (laser radar) data provided by the Iowa DNR provided detailed topographic data for the floodplain mapping effort.

IFC Completes Statewide Floodplain Maps

Posted on November 29th, 2016

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) recently celebrated the completion of a six-year project to develop updated floodplain maps for the 85 Iowa counties that were declared Presidential Disaster Areas after the 2008 Iowa floods.

Modeling for Flood Studies

Posted on October 6th, 2014

IIHR Associate Research Engineer George Constantinescu and PhD student Daniel Horna Munoz are working on a 3D model that would provide more accurate flood information, helping to improve the response to rising waters.

The Iowa Flood Center's Ibrahim Demir was invited to the White House in July to talk about his work on the Iowa Flood Information System.

IFIS Goes to Washington

Posted on September 10th, 2014

The Iowa Flood Center’s Ibrahim Demir was invited to participate in a special daylong event on July 29 at the White House in Washington, D.C.

STEM/K-12 Education

Posted on September 5th, 2014

LACMRERS is an important educational resource for students in many fields of study, including engineering, biology, English, and more. A water-quality class is held every summer at LACMRERS, with significant time spent in the field on the Mississippi River. Short courses for international students are a popular new innovation at LACMRERS, and a recent STEM […]

The swollen Iowa River as it winds through the University of Iowa campus, July 2, 2014.

Iowa River Flooding, 2014

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

In 2014, Iowans have resources that didn’t exist in 2008. The Iowa Flood Center’s online tool, the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS), allows all Iowans to access information regarding real-time community-based flood conditions.

Going with the Flow

Posted on May 1st, 2014

After six years of researching hydrology at IIHR and the Iowa Flood Center, Associate Research Engineer Ricardo Mantilla will soon begin to teach it.

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