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Atmospheric Rivers Linked to a Wet December

Posted on February 18th, 2016

New research points to atmospheric rivers as a likely trigger of major rainfall events, like the one that overflowed the Mississippi’s banks last December.

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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.

Stream Sensor Slideshow

Posted on February 9th, 2011

Until recently, the high cost of building infrastructure, equipment, and maintenance meant that gauges to measure river and stream levels in Iowa were relatively rare. One of the Iowa Flood Center’s priorities has been to develop an affordable monitoring system to provide up-to-the minute data on Iowa’s streams and rivers. IFC students helped develop an […]

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