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A volunteer pulls a tire out of the Iowa River.

River Clean-ups: An IIHR Service Tradition

Posted on July 29th, 2015

IIHR faculty, staff, and students continue to participate in river clean-ups like Project AWARE, which celebrated its 13th year this July on the Wapsipinicon River.

People holding bottles.

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.

Kelli Parsons collecting samples.

Digging for Adventure

Posted on May 13th, 2015

IIHR researcher and University of Iowa alumna Kelli Parsons traveled the country before returning to the UI as a graduate student, where she studies human impact on the land through soil.

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.

A stream sensor affixed to the side of a bridge.

New Wave of Stream-Stage Sensors Being Deployed

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Since the Iowa Flood Center’s pilot-program launched in 2010, the original number of stream-stage sensors installed on bridges across the state has more than tripled.

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