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Fishing for Fords

Posted on June 25th, 2018

The IFC’s Nate Young and Dan Gilles recently located a submerged car using bathymetry, the measurement and mapping of underwater topography.

A close-up photo of the hydrologic instruments deployed on a tripod.

Hydro Stations Provide Weather Data Farmers Need

Posted on April 22nd, 2018

The Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa is deploying new hydrologic stations that provide real-time weather information that farmers can use.

Statewide LiDAR (laser radar) data provided by the Iowa DNR provided detailed topographic data for the floodplain mapping effort.

IFC Completes Statewide Floodplain Maps

Posted on November 29th, 2016

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) recently celebrated the completion of a six-year project to develop updated floodplain maps for the 85 Iowa counties that were declared Presidential Disaster Areas after the 2008 Iowa floods.

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 […]

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