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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.

Sustainability at IIHR: Evolving with the Times

Posted on June 6th, 2014

by Cornelia F. Mutel Sustainability. The word, as commonly used, focuses on maintaining life and function today, without compromising the potential of future generations or ecosystems. But it’s a word with many meanings, a word that is typically defined by the focus of the speaker and his or her priorities. At IIHR, sustainability considers the […]

Iowa Geological Survey at IIHR

Posted on June 5th, 2014

The IGS Rock Library is Full of Stories! Visit the Iowa Geological Survey website! In early 2014, the Iowa Geological Survey became part of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, along with eight scientists, creating a new Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) under the auspices of IIHR. The capabilities of the IGS team include groundwater modeling, mapping of Iowa’s […]

A Celebration of Discovery

Posted on May 30th, 2014

LACMRERS welcomed hundreds of K-12 students and their families (and Herky!) to the IExploreSTEM Festival, giving students the chance to experience science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) hands-on.

Scott Hagen: Far from the Farm

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Scott Hagen jerked awake to find the tractor he was driving slowly veering off course, leaving a meandering trail of newly planted corn behind it. He had nodded off just for a second, after a long night of studying for the three classes he was taking that spring at the University of Iowa. Hitting the […]

Kara Prior: For the Love of Discovery

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Kara Prior sat on the edge of her chair in a classroom in Nanjing, straining to catch every word the instructor uttered in Chinese. Although she had come to China with relatively strong language skills, taking classes in Chinese was proving to be a real challenge. Prior, who was used to being a good student […]

IIHR Director Larry Weber.

Weber Honored for Faculty Excellence, Conservation

Posted on May 16th, 2014

IIHR Director Larry Weber is one of six University of Iowa faculty selected to receive the 2014 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence; he and his wife Miechelle were also selected to receive the 2014 Johnson County Heritage Trust Conservation Award.

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