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Thanks for checking out my blog! Please check back often for new posts. My research interests include water quality and agriculture, water monitoring, and nutrient and sediment transport. I try to post twice a month or thereabouts.

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Some media links to the our work:

Iowa Public Television: October 27, 2018: A Comparison of Two Watersheds (Iowa Land and Sky)

Heritage Radio Network: October 22, 2018: America’s water quality….

Civil Eats, October 18, 2018: A Change to Farm Bill Conservation Efforts 

Iowa Public Radio, July 18, 2018: Despite Conservation Changes, Iowa Sends More Nitrate Downriver

National Public Radio On Point, July 16, 2018: Iowa’s Poor Water Quality Goes South.

Water Online, July 13, 2018: Study: Trends in Nitrate Pollution in Gulf of Mexico.

Des Moines Register, June 22, 2018: Iowa Nitrogen Pollution…

Cedar Rapids Gazette, Junbe 16, 2018: More precipitation means less fishing

Iowa Public Radio River to River June 5, 2018: New Nitrate Study…

Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 30, 2018: Study: Iowa’s share of nitrate to Mississippi, Missouri rivers disproportionate to water flow

Environmental Monitor: May 3, 2018. Crowdsourcing Science and Curiosity Along the Middle Cedar River

Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 25, 2018: Citizen scientists helping test Iowa water quality

Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 21, 2018: Study: Road salt affecting Iowa’s water quality

Daily Iowan, December 8, 2017: UI water remains filtered, officials say  

Iowa Farmer Today, October 7, 2017: Wetland improves flood control, water quality 

Iowa Environmental Focus, September 28, 2017: Solutions presented for nitrate runoff at Iowa ideas conference

Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 25, 2017: Researcher: Tweaking farming practices could have big water quality impact

Iowa Soybean Association Newsroom, September 22, 2017: Inaugural ideas conference taps water quality

Des Moines Business Record, August 4, 2017: Cleaner water through oxbow restoration.

Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) podcast: Nitrate in Iowa Episode 1.

Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 18, 2017: Conservation group partners with others to restore 40 wetlands

Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 2, 2017: State’s sensor network one of largest in the nation

Little Village Magazine, March 16, 2017: Farm to Stream

Des Moines Register, November 27: Why we need to test water to improve quality

Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) podcast: soybean crops found to contribute to stream nitrate levels

Iowa Environmental Focus: Soybeans may play a bigger role in nitrate levels

Corn and Soybean Digest article: Cropping system changes may reduce nitrate

West Fork Crooked Creek sensor deployment: Newly installed Washington County sensor for nitrate

Guest Editorial in Cedar Rapids Gazette on Sunday, June 26, 2016: Scientific Insights into Cleaning Iowa’s Water

KCRG story about Water Quality Information Network: Iowa Water Quality Information System measures nitrate levels across the state

I hope you find these media links and blog posts informative. Feel free to comment on your impressions.

Chris Jones

IIHR Research Engineer

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, The University of Iowa

Office: 332 TH

Phone: (319) 335-0589

Email: christopher-s-jones@uiowa.edu

Last modified on October 29th, 2018
Posted on June 28th, 2016

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