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.
Two of the same copy of currents, one open to the centerfold, the other closed laying on top
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IIHR Currents Wins Award

The 2017–18 issue of IIHR Currents won the Communicator Award of Excellence from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts.
Isaac Di Napoli stands in front of the Burlington St. Bridge
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Iowa: The Navy’s Secret Weapon

Isaac Di Napoli is a grad student working with IIHR who recently won a scholarship and a future job with the United States Department of Defense. After graduation, Di Napoli will begin working with the Navy on ship hydraulics research.
A portrait of Hui Zhi
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IIHR Student Hui Zhi Wins IWC Grant Competition

IIHR grad student Hui Zhi received a grant from the Iowa Water Center to fund her research on sorption and biodegradation of pharmaceuticals in Iowa’s water.
A portrait of Hui Zhi
A portrait of Hui Zhi
A portrait of Hui Zhi
A portrait of Hui Zhi