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Studying Arsenic in Cerro Gordo County Groundwater

Posted on May 28th, 2015

Five years later, a multi-institutional research study determines the source of arsenic in Cerro Gordo County private wells.

STEM/K-12 Education

Posted on September 5th, 2014

LACMRERS is an important educational resource for students in many fields of study, including engineering, biology, English, and more. A water-quality class is held every summer at LACMRERS, with significant time spent in the field on the Mississippi River. Short courses for international students are a popular new innovation at LACMRERS, and a recent STEM […]

Doug Schnoebelen (left) looks on as Chinese students work in the lab at LACMRERS.

From China to LACMRERS

Posted on August 4th, 2014

Twelve Chinese young people recently visited LACMRERS, taking part in “Rivers as Bridges,” an educational exchange that brings elite students to this country to study U.S. geography, ecology, and culture.

Old Capitol is at the heart of the University of Iowa campus.

A Tale of Two Conferences

Posted on July 11th, 2014

Iowa City will play host to two major conferences the week of August 18: EmCon 2014, and the National Hydraulic Engineering Conference 2014.

IIHR Assistant Research Scientist Chris Wilson (left) and graduate student Ben Abban are part of a team conducting field studies of soil carbon under different land uses.

Researchers Study Human Impact on Land

Posted on March 10th, 2014

How have more than 100 years of agriculture have affected the Midwestern landscape? IIHR researchers are part of a $4.9 million grant to study changes to the “critical zone,” from the treetops to the bedrock.

"Tree-hugging" students investigate the 2008 flood line evident on an oak tree. (L to R): Zach Wendland, Maddison Wignall, and Alena Newgren.

IIHR Hosts Honors Workshop

Posted on October 6th, 2013

IIHR hosted one of 16 Honors Primetime workshops held for incoming first-year honors students before the official start of classes this fall.

On the Trail of Nitrates

Posted on September 11th, 2013

by John Riehl Office of Postdoctoral Scholars University of Iowa Graduate College The Mississippi River—one of the defining physical features in North America—serves as a vital transportation corridor for much of the United States and provides drinking water for those who live along its banks. Significant changes in the river jeopardize its future. Excess plant […]

IIHR Postdoctoral Associate Carrie Davis shows visiting Chinese students instruments used to test water quality.

Rivers as Bridges

Posted on August 17th, 2012

The Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) recently welcomed some of China’s finest high school students to learn about the Mississippi River.

June / July 2012

Posted on August 13th, 2012

  In July Some of China’s finest high school students visited the University of Iowa’s environmental research station on the Mississippi River. The visit was held at the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) near Muscatine, Iowa. LACMRERS Director Doug Schnoebelen demonstrated and instructed the students as they learn about river science […]

LACMRERS: Productive Partnerships

Posted on February 27th, 2012

Every day seems to bring a flood of negative environmental news. The problems are so complex, they often seem beyond the scope of what one person can address. IIHR researchers know how challenging the problems can be. That doesn’t stop them, though, and in fact, they believe they knows the key: collaboration. LACMRERS can bring […]

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