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IIHR Gives a Dam About Fish Passage

Posted on November 6th, 2019

They may not know it, but millions of salmon in the Pacific Northwest have safely passed through major hydroelectric dams thanks in part to the problem-solving and modeling expertise of the engineers at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

Pablo Carrica: Enjoying the Challenge

Posted on March 1st, 2012

Work is a pleasure for IIHR Research Engineer Pablo Carrica. “I like the challenge of discovery,” he says. “You can try and figure out something that nobody has figured out before.” Carrica, who is also an associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, says his education in nuclear engineering is uniquely suited to his work. […]

Taming Total Dissolved Gas

Posted on March 1st, 2012

When a human diver comes to the surface from deep water too fast, the change in water pressure can cause a painful and sometimes fatal condition known as the bends. A similar condition, gas bubble disease, can harm or kill migrating fish as they pass through large hydroelectric dams. Marcela Politano, an IIHR associate research […]

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