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.
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall

University of Iowa engineering institutes must give ‘indirect’ research funds to college

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A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A fish passageway lets out water on the lower side of a dam
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Fighting for Fish

Floyd Nagler founded IIHR, then acted as director for 13 years. One of his most important projects was his work on the flow of the Mississippi river.
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall
A seated man near the Iowa River in fall

LeFevre Honored by OVPR

IIHR’s Gregory LeFevre won the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President’s Early Career Scholar of the Year Award.