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.
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Mitigation Game

Greg Ewing, a PhD student at IIHR is working with IIHR Researcher Ibrahim Demir to build new ways for communities to prepare for and respond to the next disaster.
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Larry Weber stands at the front of a classroom, smiling

Weber Receives American Water Resources Association Award

New research led by IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini has developed a probabilistic rainfall generator to provide crucial rainfall data for more accurate modeling of tropical cyclones in coastal states.