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June / July 2012

Posted on August 13th, 2012

  In July Some of China’s finest high school students visited the University of Iowa’s environmental research station on the Mississippi River. The visit was held at the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) near Muscatine, Iowa. LACMRERS Director Doug Schnoebelen demonstrated and instructed the students as they learn about river science […]

LACMRERS: Productive Partnerships

Posted on February 27th, 2012

Every day seems to bring a flood of negative environmental news. The problems are so complex, they often seem beyond the scope of what one person can address. IIHR researchers know how challenging the problems can be. That doesn’t stop them, though, and in fact, they believe they knows the key: collaboration. LACMRERS can bring […]

Boat Safety Guidelines

Posted on May 6th, 2011

by Douglas J. Schnoebelen, LACMRERS Director Introduction River and lake research for hydrologists, geologists, engineers, biologists, and other scientists often involves the use of boats under a variety of conditions. In particular, scientists from the University of Iowa’s IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering and the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) routinely depend on […]

Young Problem-Solvers Visit LACMRERS

Posted on April 25th, 2011

Thirty-five student participants in the Future Problem Solvers program recently visited the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi River Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) to learn more about water quality.

Instrumentation and Technology

Posted on February 3rd, 2011

One of IIHR’s strengths is found in its continuing visionary commitment to maintaining and enhancing its experimental facilities, while at the same time pioneering efforts in high-speed computational analysis and simulation of complex flow phenomena. This combination perhaps makes IIHR unique among fluids research laboratories, and permits varying, yet complementary, approaches for investigation and solution […]

Learning from the River

Posted on January 31st, 2011

IIHR offers a popular Water-Quality Class based at LACMRERS, the university’s field station on the Mississippi River. In June 2010, students enjoyed a beautiful early summer day on the river. Click on any image to see a gallery.

LACMRERS Coursework

Posted on January 18th, 2011

Learning from the River Fishing with electricity can earn you a hefty fine in Iowa, but it’s a valuable tool when used by scientists and fishery management teams to gauge the health of a stream. Students in the University of Iowa Water Quality class recently offered by IIHR got the chance to try electrofishing for […]

Contact LACMRERS

Posted on January 12th, 2011

Building collaborations and relationships with others who want to better understand the Mississippi River is one of LACMRERS’ primary goals, so we encourage you to get in touch with us! LACMRERS can offer a number of services to outside groups and individuals, including: A site for your organization’s next meeting or conference Opportunities for students […]

Annexes, Labs, and Shops

Posted on May 24th, 2010

One of IIHR’s greatest strengths has been its continuing and visionary commitment to maintaining and enhancing its experimental facilities, while at the same time pioneering efforts in high-speed computational analysis and simulation of complex flow phenomena. This combination makes IIHR unique among fluids research laboratories, with state-of-the-art, in-house capabilities for both computational and physical modeling […]

One of IIHR's several flumes, used for teaching and research

Consider Graduate Studies at IIHR

Posted on May 19th, 2010

IIHR graduate students obtain hands-on experience and training in site-specific investigations and field studies leading to cutting-edge degrees and careers.

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