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Improving Iowa’s Winter Road Conditions

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Wilf Nixon could see his breath as he climbed into the passenger seat of the orange snowplow truck on the ice-covered spillway of the Coralville Dam. Nixon, an IIHR research engineer, had arranged for the spillway to be flooded to measure the forces on an underbody plow blade as it cut ice. The driver started […]

Frank Weirich's team takes the ground-penetrating radar out onto the surface of the Exit Glacier.

Beneath the Surface of Vanishing Glaciers

Posted on July 10th, 2013

Frank Weirich and his research team are conducting a multi-year research project using ground-penetrating radar to look inside the rapidly shrinking Exit Glacier.

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