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Researchers Find Giant Fossilized Sea Scorpion

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

IGS researchers have uncovered fossils of Pentecopterus, an ancient six-foot scorpion-like sea creature named after an ancient Greek warship. (Illustration by Patrick Lynch/Yale University)

Iowa Geological Survey at IIHR

Posted on June 5th, 2014

The IGS Rock Library is Full of Stories! Visit the Iowa Geological Survey website! In early 2014, the Iowa Geological Survey became part of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, along with eight scientists, creating a new Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) under the auspices of IIHR. The capabilities of the IGS team include groundwater modeling, mapping of Iowa’s […]

Safety Information

Posted on October 22nd, 2013

IIHR takes the safety of students, staff, and faculty very seriously. To ensure the safety of all researchers and students, we have created guidelines for safe practices in the field and when operating one of the IIHR research boats. These guidelines focus on establishing a climate in which safety of University of Iowa personnel has […]

Your Future at IIHR

Posted on October 2nd, 2013

Revolutionary research … One-on-one mentoring … Real-world challenges Take the next step toward a successful future at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, an internationally respected institution dedicated to hydroscience and fluids engineering. IIHR gives students the tools they need to address increasingly complex global issues, integrating: An understanding of the physics of flow and flow-related processes Development […]

Water-Quality Monitoring Sensor Network

Posted on September 11th, 2013

IIHR’s water-quality initiative represents an unprecedented effort to monitor real-time changes in a large river in response to climatic events, agricultural trends, and other human activities. Researchers at LACMRERS have 10 Hydrolab multi-sonde water-quality monitors deployed in Pool 16 for detailed chemical analysis. The sensors provide continuous real-time monitoring of: Dissolved oxygen Temperature Specific conductance […]

Films by Hunter Rouse

Posted on April 5th, 2011

This widely used fluid mechanics film series, which was produced at IIHR in the early 1960s by former IIHR Director Hunter Rouse, was groundbreaking in many ways—including the use of color throughout and the quick pace of the presentation. The teaching films move quickly through the course material, presenting introductory concepts, fundamental principles, gravitational effects, […]

Other Media

Posted on March 30th, 2011

Many of our publications use the Adobe(R) PDF file format. Please download the latest Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) Reader in order to view our publications. Fluid Mechanics Data IIHR Towing Tank Database Software CFDSHIP-IOWA Software Cold Regions Engineering Final Report of Snow Plow Cutting Edge Test and Evaluation (T & E) Program, FHWA Work Order DTFH71-96-TE028-IA-43 (PDF, […]

Flowing Through Time

Posted on March 11th, 2011

A History of the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research by Cornelia F. Mutel 299 pp., illus. Iowa City, Iowa: IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa. 1998. ISBN 0-87414-108-7 (pb) Description Since its rudimentary beginnings in a red brick cubicle perched atop a concrete water channel, the IIHR has claimed fame as a relatively small laboratory […]

Graduate Student Opportunities

Posted on March 7th, 2011

Benedict Fellowship Established in 1976, the Paul C. and Sara Jane Benedict Fellowship for Study of Alluvial River Processes benefits a graduate student at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, part of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. It is designated for a doctoral candidate conducting research on sedimentation, including computation of water and concurrent total sediment […]

Kennedy Fellowship

Posted on March 7th, 2011

Purpose The John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship is presented in memory of Professor John F. Kennedy, former director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. It is awarded annually by the College of Engineering (through IIHR) to an undergraduate engineering student who best exemplifies the academic and personal qualities listed below. The fellowship is established to provide an […]

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