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Hydraulic Structures

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

IIHR has been developing, modeling, and designing hydraulic structures since the institute’s earliest days. From locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River to the Thames Tideway Tunnel Project, researchers and shop support services at IIHR have paved the way for innovative hydraulic engineering. Hydraulic structures have taken many forms at IIHR, including weirs, dropshafts, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

LACMRERS

Posted on June 1st, 2010

“This river will teach you everything you need to learn.” – Author James F. Twyman Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) LACMRERS is a place where people meet to study, collaborate, and learn about the Upper Mississippi River, one of the defining physical features of North America. Only when we know the […]

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