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University of Iowa engineering institutes must give ‘indirect’ research funds to college



IIHR Director Villarini named editor-in-chief for Advances in Water Resources



Climate change has arrived in Iowa. Vote to address it



River Action’s river conference topics will be online

Colorful map of the western United States showing drought conditions extending through much of the region.

Does Less Air Pollution Mean Less Precipitation?

Posted on September 3rd, 2020

A NASA-funded study at IIHR explores connections between reduced air pollution due to COVID-19 and decreases in precipitation in the western United States



New study to look at Iowa Great Lakes Watershed



Atlantic hurricanes linked to weather system in East Asia

A giant swirling hurricane as seen from space, with a divot in the middle where the eye is.

Hurricanes Linked to East Asia Weather System

Posted on August 10th, 2020

With a new Atlantic hurricane season in full swing, IIHR scientists may have found a new influence on how tropical cyclones develop.

A tall tower against a blue sky

Air Quality is Essential

Posted on August 9th, 2020

Charles Stanier is classified as an essential worker for NOAA during the COVID-19 pandemic along with his research position and other work with the UI.



UI researchers use aerosol-transmission calculator to assess classroom safety

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