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/Marian-Muste-in-front-of-self-cleaning-culvert.jpg 528 792 Margot Dick https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IIHR-Official-Vector-logo-01-300x134.png Margot Dick2016-05-23 14:35:542020-06-15 10:04:29‘Squeaky Clean’ Culvert Design Wins Award
IIHR Research Engineer Marian Muste’s innovative self-cleaning culvert design has received a national award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Research Advisory Council (RAC).
https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/corn-and-soybean-768x366-1.jpg 366 768 Margot Dick https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IIHR-Official-Vector-logo-01-300x134.png Margot Dick2016-05-17 14:18:302020-06-15 10:03:59Understanding Changes in Raccoon River Nitrate
As Iowa farmers have planted more acres of corn to meet the demand driven by the corn-based ethanol industry, many models predicted that nitrate concentrations in Iowa streams would increase accordingly. However, recent IIHR research based on water monitoring and published in the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation casts doubt on these predictions.