Map showing drought conditions in the western United States in 2020

Does 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.
Close up of testing card.

Citizen Science: Water Monitoring

IIHR's Chris Jones is recruiting public volunteers to participate in a study which uses a smartphone app to detect nitrate levels in local watersheds using their phone’s camera.