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About the EFRE Laboratory

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Our research focuses on measurement and prediction of environmental fluid mechanics, turbulent transport, and renewable energy. In particular, we are interested in environmental boundary-layer (EBL) dynamics, atmospheric boundary layers, land- and lake-atmosphere interactions, large-eddy simulation (LES), and experimental boundary-layer turbulence studies of flows over complex terrain, urban areas, and wind farms. Our goal is to better understand the complex interactions at environmental interfaces and improve prediction of transport and surface fluxes of momentum, heat, water vapor, and trace gasses (e.g., COand CH4) by developing physically realistic and reliable models of Earth systems, e.g., ecosystem, lake, climate, weather and pollution models, and test sub-grid scale and surface boundary parameterizations for EBL simulations over complex landscapes and terrain.

Opportunities at EFRE Lab

We have immediate opportunities to join the EFRE Lab. Please see our research and publications, as well as the opportunities page for more information.


Contact Info

We are located in the Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory

Corey D. Markfort
Assistant Professor
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering
323E Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

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Last modified on July 6th, 2016
Posted on September 4th, 2014