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Archive for July, 2015

Iowa students research water and wildlife in the ‘Big Muddy’

Midwest researchers come together for IML-CZO conference at LACMRERS

A volunteer pulls a tire out of the Iowa River.

River Clean-ups: An IIHR Service Tradition

Posted on July 29th, 2015

IIHR faculty, staff, and students continue to participate in river clean-ups like Project AWARE, which celebrated its 13th year this July on the Wapsipinicon River.

IFC Meets with Carroll County Officials to Discuss New Mapping Tech

A student poses with Herky.

A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Flooding

Posted on July 21st, 2015

Undergraduate researcher Yibing Su traveled halfway around the world to study water resources, right after a major flood struck her hometown of Beijing.

Summer Water Quality Class is Underway at LACMRERS

Nonpoint Pollution has a “Profound Effect” on Waterways, says Schnoor

Cwiertny Discusses Trend Toward Industry Research Funding

One of Iowa’s constructed nutrient-reduction wetlands, which researchers hope will reduce nutrient runoff to the state’s rivers and streams, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. Photo by Adam Kiel, Iowa Soybean Association

Wetlands Improve Iowa’s Water Quality

Posted on July 10th, 2015

The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) develops wetlands designed to remove nitrate-nitrogen from agricultural drainage water in strategic locations.

Keri Hornbuckle and Michele Scherer.

Hornbuckle, Scherer New Bently Professors

Posted on July 10th, 2015

The Donald E. Bently Professorship in Engineering was established in 2002 through a donation by the University of Iowa Engineering alumnus.

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