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IIHR alumnus J.V. Loperfido

Making a Difference in Water Quality

Posted on December 15th, 2011

IIHR alumnus J.V. Loperfido now works with the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va., on a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Midwest Runoff and Hypoxia in the Gulf

Posted on April 5th, 2011

Recent research is studying how farm runoff may play a role in the Gulf of Mexico’s “Dead Zone.” “Agricultural Nutrient Flux: Exporting Iowa’s Fertility, Cash, and Productive Future” Researchers: Aaron L Gwinnup, Craig Just, Nancy Rabalais, Eugene Turner, and Jerald Schnoor The five major watersheds in Iowa cover two thirds of the state. During the […]

Watershed Processes

Posted on April 4th, 2011

Visit the Iowa Watershed Approach website! Ponds and wetlands are nature’s first line of defense against flooding, reducing the spread of water through retention. The Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA) was created to help manage flooding and keep flood damage to a minimum. One way the IWA reduces flooding is through constructed ponds and wetlands that […]

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