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Gabriele Villarini was thrilled to receive the AGU's Macelwane Medal in 2016.

Villarini Receives AGU Macelwane Medal

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

IIHR’s Gabriele Villarini was recently chosen to receive the American Geophysical Union’s James B. Macelwane Medal.

Rediscovering the Pre-Lock and Dam Mississippi

Posted on September 6th, 2013

When the first Europeans reached Iowa, they found a Mississippi River that must have looked like an almost endless series of pools, connected by shallow, narrow side channels — giving the river an almost “braided” appearance (Source: Iowa Department of Natural Resources). When engineers built the system of locks and dams in the 1930s to […]

IIHR Director Larry Weber (right) leads the Iowa Watersheds Project, which is focused on how farm ponds and other constructed improvements can make a difference in reducing flood damage. Team members include: (l to r) Chad Drake, Sara Steussy, Nick Thomas, Marian Muste, Matt Wunsch, and Will Klingner.

A Watershed Moment

Posted on August 19th, 2013

Larry Weber says he wanted to make sure the Iowa Watersheds Project included funding to build improvements in the watersheds that could make a measurable difference.

Four watersheds were chosen for the Iowa Watersheds Project.

Innovative Watershed Management

Posted on April 17th, 2013

The Iowa Watersheds Project has selected four watersheds for a study of how innovative management practices can make a difference.

Villarini Receives Two Honors

Posted on September 19th, 2012

IIHR Assistant Research Engineer Gabriele Villarini has been chosen to receive two prestigious European awards.

IIHR Hosts Shallow Flows Conference

Posted on June 11th, 2012

Researchers from around the world traveled to Iowa City recently for the International Symposium on Shallow Flows, hosted by IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering.

Partnerships for Iowa Watersheds

Posted on March 6th, 2012

We all need and use water. This fact underlines the urgent need to understand and balance our many and varied water needs in a sustainable way. A new project in the Iowa-Cedar Rivers Basin will do just that by promoting collaborative partnerships among stakeholders in the basin. In 2009, the Iowa-Cedar Rivers Basin was named […]

IIHR Books

Posted on January 12th, 2011

IIHR has a long tradition of fostering publications, including books on the history of hydraulics as well as technical matters. Some of these books have been written and published by IIHR staff members. Others are republications of significant books written elsewhere that had gone out of print. Many of these books are now sold through […]

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