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A close-up view of a sedimentary sample from Laguna Lejía in Chile. Image courtesy of Ingrid Ukstins Peate.

Clues to Climate Change History

Posted on March 15th, 2015

IIHR Associate Research Engineer Tim Mattes is part of a research team that has found clues to Earth’s climate change history in a Chilean lake.

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 […]

Watershed Processes

Posted on April 4th, 2011

Visit the Iowa Watershed Approach website! IIHR researchers are studying various aspects of sediment transport and deposition processes to resolve critical engineering challenges. A thorough understanding of sediment transport is key to improving Iowa’s water and soil quality. Soil erosion in the agricultural Midwest not only decreases the value and productivity of farmland, but also […]

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