https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Drought-MAP.png 336 261 Jackie Stolze https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IIHR-Official-Vector-logo-01-300x134.png Jackie Stolze2021-01-21 15:33:162021-01-21 17:01:03Does Less Pollution Mean Less Precipitation?
IIHR researchers Wei Zhang and Gabriele Villarini (IIHR director) have published research linking urban sprawl to an increase in rainfall and flooding during Hurricane Harvey.
https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Preparing-Gear.jpg 665 1000 Laura Myers https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IIHR-Official-Vector-logo-01-300x134.png Laura Myers2011-05-11 11:59:452021-12-06 16:07:11PCBs: Dredging Up a Problem
For more than a century, toxins generated by heavy industry settled to the bottom of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., creating thick sludgy mud that is home to everything from heavy metals to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to dredge the canal, but the plan raises questions for scientists.