IIHR’s work on the Mississippi River dates to the 1920s, when researchers set out to measure the flow of the river just upstream of the Keokuk Dam (now part of Lock and Dam No. 19) at Keokuk, Iowa. IIHR Director Floyd Nagler also modeled the dam’s spillways for the Mississippi River Power Company.
IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, along with Iowa Learning Farms, the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Iowa Geological Survey and Partners of Scott County Watersheds will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 12-2 p.m. at Mike Paustian’s farm near Walcott. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.
IFC students, staff, and researchers will host their annual legislative breakfast reception on Tuesday, April 5 from 7-9 am at the Iowa State Capitol building in the first floor rotunda. Legislators and partners are invited to attend a light breakfast and visit with IFC experts about innovative projects providing a direct benefit to help Iowans understand and reduce their flood risk.
Bur Oak Land Trust will host the 38th year of Prairie Preview Thursday, March 23 at the Iowa City Senior Center, 28 S. Linn St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for registration and exhibitor fair. The program begins at 6 p.m. The keynote speaker is Connie Mutel, author, passionate conservationist, and longtime science writer for […]
IIHR’s extensive state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation at the University of Iowa support research and education in hydrosciences helping solve some of society’s most challenging engineering problems. In conjunction with IIHR's Reunion Celebration, tours of IIHR facilities and current research projects will be offered throughout the day led by researchers and graduate students and will be […]