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Fieldwork Safety Guidelines

Posted on October 22nd, 2013

These guidelines focus on establishing a climate in which safety of University of Iowa personnel has primacy, and where faculty, staff, and students know the policies, procedures, and guidelines to help ensure safe practices. Principal Investigators (PIs) have the ultimate responsibility for ensuring the safe field activities of their staff and students. PIs may elect […]

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 Sustainability Initiative

Posted on October 2nd, 2013

Visit the Water Sustainability Initiative website Download the 2017 Water Sustainability Initiative report Some problems are so complex, they require a multidisciplinary approach. The University of Iowa’s Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) is designed to address one complex issue that affects every man, woman, and child on the planet: access to clean water. In 2009, the […]

Student participants in IIHR's International Perspectives course conduct a water quality survey in India.

IIHR Students Explore Water Issues in India

Posted on February 1st, 2012

IIHR’s study-abroad course, International Perspectives in Water Sciences and Management, took 13 students to India in January 2012.

Boat Safety Guidelines

Posted on May 6th, 2011

by Douglas J. Schnoebelen, LACMRERS Director Introduction River and lake research for hydrologists, geologists, engineers, biologists, and other scientists often involves the use of boats under a variety of conditions. In particular, scientists from the University of Iowa’s IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering and the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) routinely depend on […]


Posted on April 26th, 2011

PRISM Login Computer Account Form—Request for services from IIHR’s Research Computing Services. Departure Checklist—For use by faculty, staff, and students who are terminating their employment/affiliation with IIHR. Criteria and Procedures for Research Engineer Appointments, Evaluations, and Promotions Criteria and Procedures for Research Scientist Appointments, Evaluations, and Promotions IIHR New Student/Staff Welcome Publication Request for Communication […]

IIHR Bulletins/UI Studies in Engineering

Posted on April 25th, 2011

This series (1926–71) is no longer in print. A file set is available for examination in the IIHR Archive in the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory. Many of these publications are also available for download through Iowa Research Online: University of Iowa Studies in Engineering, or you can contact the IIHR Archives by emailing […]

The Bernoullis

Posted on April 14th, 2011

Download the images on this page: Hydrodynamica Title Page Hydrodynamica Frontispiece (contact IIHR for high resolution images) Jacques and Johann Bernoulli of Basel, Switzerland, along with their descendants, became distinguished in the 17th and 18th centuries as mathematicians and physical scientists. Daniel, son of Johann, was trained as a physician and later taught anatomy, mathematics, […]

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, […]

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