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Carrie Davis: Playing in the Mud

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

by Shianne Gruss Penny Davis likes to say that her daughter Caroline never grew out of the sandbox. Today, Carrie Davis, an assistant research scientist at IIHR— Hydroscience & Engineering, often spends her days knee-deep in riverbeds, monitoring water quality. Before joining IIHR as a postdoc in 2011, Davis was a contract geologist for Iowa […]

A representative from the Office of the State Archaeologist briefly went into the caves and took photos. Photo by Marlin Ingalls

Exploring CR’s ‘Beer Caves’ with Geophysics

Posted on February 8th, 2015

Iowa Geological Survey researchers recently studied the legendary “beer caves” in downtown Cedar Rapids with advanced geophysical technology, (Photo by Marlin Ingalls)

IGS Unveils New Version of Geosam

Posted on December 5th, 2014

The Iowa Geological Survey has released a new update of Geosam, Iowa’s geologic site and sample tracking program.

RAGBRAI riders get up close and personal with Iowa's rolling hills. Photo by Dave Herholz.

IGS Goes on RAGBRAI

Posted on July 21st, 2014

IGS staff have developed a series of informational brochures to help RAGBRAI participants learn about Iowa’s geological, cultural, and natural characteristics as they ride across the state.

Iowa Geological Survey at IIHR

Posted on June 5th, 2014

The IGS Rock Library is Full of Stories! Visit the Iowa Geological Survey website! In early 2014, the Iowa Geological Survey became part of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, along with eight scientists, creating a new Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) under the auspices of IIHR. The capabilities of the IGS team include groundwater modeling, mapping of Iowa’s […]

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