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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 […]

IIHR Co-sponsors Extreme Weather Symposium

Posted on December 9th, 2013

The UI Public Policy Center, with support from co-sponsor IIHR, hosted a symposium on Dec. 11 to address the challenges of adapting to extreme weather fluctuations in Iowa.

IIHR Researcher Predicts More Heavy Rainfall Events

Posted on March 27th, 2013

Heavy rainstorms in the upper Midwest are on the upswing, according to research conducted by Assistant IIHR Research Engineer Gabriele Villarini.

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