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  • Hydrometeorology – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    are used to provide probability forecasts of flood occurrence and magnitude Another ongoing research effort investigates ways to incorporate remotely sensed data into hydrometeorological modeling systems Research in remote sensing includes the use of radar glider and satellite sensors to estimate changes in hydrologic fluxes and hydrologic storage the evaluation of the uncertainties of remotely sensed estimates and the evaluation on how these uncertainties affect hydrologic model predictions A third focus area is assessing the hazards of hydrometeorological extremes such as Midwest floods in 1993 and 2008 Drought another case of extremity is predicted by reconstructing streamflows with past records and tree ring information IIHR is developing better methods for flood frequency analysis and floodplain mapping in the complex settings of urban environments Tags hydrometeorology IIHR UI research Last modified on June 25th 2015 Posted on January 25th 2011 Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is IIHR Communications History IIHR s Historical Studies History Resources Hans Albert Einstein His Life as a Pioneering Engineer Sustainability at IIHR Evolving with the Times Intellectual Connections Worldwide IIHR Alumni Worldwide Archives Films by Hunter Rouse Employment Contact IIHR Webcam Education Graduate Program Admission Assistantships and Fellowships Graduate Student Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities International Perspectives Service Projects Habitat for Humanity s Women Build Project Fluids Lab Meet Our Faculty and Staff Brandon Barquist Talking Shop Pablo Carrica Enjoying the Challenge George Constantinescu Rivers Run in the Family Carrie Davis Playing in the Mud Teresa Gaffey Transformations Anton Kruger How Stuff Works Troy Lyons Bridging the Gap Ricardo Mantilla Going with the Flow Jacob Odgaard Making an Impact Michelle Scherer Solving the Puzzle Fred Stern Revolutionizing Ship Hydrodynamics Stephanie Surine She s a Rocker Eric Tate Studying the Human Costs of Flooding H S Udaykumar The Reluctant Engineer Gabriele Villarini Working the Numbers Mark Wilson What s Not to Like Meet Our Students Tibebu Ayalew Accidental Engineer Ali Reza Firoozfar The Experimentalist Ruben Llamas Success among Friends Beda Luitel Finding a Way Kara Prior For the Love of Discovery Harvest Schroeder The Human Factor Stephanie Then Like a Duck to Water Meet Our Alumni Jim Ashton Turnaround Guy Maria Laura Beninati The Iowa Embrace Paul Dierking The Inquisitive Engineer Scott Hagen Far from the Farm J V Loperfido Going with the Flow Student Organization SIIHR Contact Us Research The Iowa Nutrient Research Center Iowa Geological Survey The IGS Rock Library Water Sustainability Initiative Water Quality Everyone s Responsibility Water Communication A New Field The Human Costs of Flooding Biofluids Developing a Digital Lung The Dynamics of Heart Valves Metastatic Cancer Cells and Shear Stress Environmental Engineering Science PCBs A Disturbing Legacy and Ongoing Threat Aboard the Lake Guardian Plume Chasers Landfill Fire Sparks Research Fish Passage Taming Total Dissolved Gas Hydraulic Structures The IIHR Dropshaft Solution Modernizing London s Sewers Hydrometeorology LiDAR Studies Iowa Flood Center A Story of Flood Preparedness IFC Research Initiatives The Iowa Floodplain Mapping Project Floodplain Mapping Kalona Iowa Stream Sensor Gallery Ship Hydrodynamics Bubbly

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/research/hydrometeorology/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Iowa Flood Center – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    was founded in 2009 and resides in the C Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Lab home of IIHR Hydroscience Engineering First and second year state appropriations of 1 3 million annually support the center s overarching goal of improved flood monitoring and prediction capabilities in Iowa Through collaborations with communities individuals government agencies and decision makers the IFC is bringing engineering and scientific expertise to flood related issues About 20 graduate and undergraduate students at the UI and ISU are currently involved in IFC work These students get hands on training and expertise that spans a variety of academic disciplines preparing them for the complex problems of the future IFC Director Witold Krajewski an IIHR research engineer and professor of civil and environmental engineering says the center is a vital resource for Iowans as they prepare for future floods For more visit the Iowa Flood Center website Tags IIHR Iowa Flood Center Iowa flooding University of Iowa Witold Krajewski Last modified on June 29th 2015 Posted on June 1st 2010 Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is IIHR Communications History IIHR s Historical Studies History Resources Hans Albert Einstein His Life as a Pioneering Engineer Sustainability at IIHR Evolving with the Times Intellectual Connections Worldwide IIHR Alumni Worldwide Archives Films by Hunter Rouse Employment Contact IIHR Webcam Education Graduate Program Admission Assistantships and Fellowships Graduate Student Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities International Perspectives Service Projects Habitat for Humanity s Women Build Project Fluids Lab Meet Our Faculty and Staff Brandon Barquist Talking Shop Pablo Carrica Enjoying the Challenge George Constantinescu Rivers Run in the Family Carrie Davis Playing in the Mud Teresa Gaffey Transformations Anton Kruger How Stuff Works Troy Lyons Bridging the Gap Ricardo Mantilla Going with the Flow Jacob Odgaard Making an Impact Michelle Scherer Solving the Puzzle Fred Stern Revolutionizing Ship Hydrodynamics Stephanie Surine She s a Rocker Eric Tate Studying the Human Costs of Flooding H S Udaykumar The Reluctant Engineer Gabriele Villarini Working the Numbers Mark Wilson What s Not to Like Meet Our Students Tibebu Ayalew Accidental Engineer Ali Reza Firoozfar The Experimentalist Ruben Llamas Success among Friends Beda Luitel Finding a Way Kara Prior For the Love of Discovery Harvest Schroeder The Human Factor Stephanie Then Like a Duck to Water Meet Our Alumni Jim Ashton Turnaround Guy Maria Laura Beninati The Iowa Embrace Paul Dierking The Inquisitive Engineer Scott Hagen Far from the Farm J V Loperfido Going with the Flow Student Organization SIIHR Contact Us Research The Iowa Nutrient Research Center Iowa Geological Survey The IGS Rock Library Water Sustainability Initiative Water Quality Everyone s Responsibility Water Communication A New Field The Human Costs of Flooding Biofluids Developing a Digital Lung The Dynamics of Heart Valves Metastatic Cancer Cells and Shear Stress Environmental Engineering Science PCBs A Disturbing Legacy and Ongoing Threat Aboard the Lake Guardian Plume Chasers Landfill Fire Sparks Research Fish Passage Taming Total Dissolved Gas Hydraulic Structures The IIHR Dropshaft Solution Modernizing London s Sewers

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/research/iowa-flood-center/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Ship Hydrodynamics – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    basin at the University of Iowa s Oakdale Research Park The experiments on the other hand help evaluate the limitations of current mathematical models and allow researchers to develop better models With uncertainty analysis and optimization methods researchers are able to develop the best possible design Stern explains UI engineering students benefit from this revolution in engineering Graduate students have been the co developers of CFDSHIP Iowa since its genesis in the early 1990s Undergraduates also participate Stern says Computer based simulations can graphically depict flow around a vessel We need to ensure that they re highly trained expert users of tools such as computational fluid dynamics he explains A recent National Science Foundation project introduced computational fluid dynamics into the introductory and intermediate level fluid dynamics courses at the University of Iowa as well as Iowa State Cornell University and Howard University Engineering for a New Century Stern believes this is crucial to a 21st century engineering education My thinking very much is that our students need to be exposed to and use simulation technology and computer technology from the get go he says IIHR s unique combination of resources facilities and people promises an ongoing role for the University of Iowa in the front lines of naval ship design Stern says We ve contributed in all areas I would say very strongly not only the development of codes the procurement of experimental data but also the application of the codes There s still plenty of work for us to do Stern concludes Learn More about Ship Hydrodynamics at IIHR Last modified on January 8th 2013 Posted on January 18th 2011 Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is IIHR Communications History IIHR s Historical Studies History Resources Hans Albert Einstein His Life as a Pioneering Engineer Sustainability at IIHR Evolving with the Times Intellectual Connections Worldwide IIHR Alumni Worldwide Archives Films by Hunter Rouse Employment Contact IIHR Webcam Education Graduate Program Admission Assistantships and Fellowships Graduate Student Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities International Perspectives Service Projects Habitat for Humanity s Women Build Project Fluids Lab Meet Our Faculty and Staff Brandon Barquist Talking Shop Pablo Carrica Enjoying the Challenge George Constantinescu Rivers Run in the Family Carrie Davis Playing in the Mud Teresa Gaffey Transformations Anton Kruger How Stuff Works Troy Lyons Bridging the Gap Ricardo Mantilla Going with the Flow Jacob Odgaard Making an Impact Michelle Scherer Solving the Puzzle Fred Stern Revolutionizing Ship Hydrodynamics Stephanie Surine She s a Rocker Eric Tate Studying the Human Costs of Flooding H S Udaykumar The Reluctant Engineer Gabriele Villarini Working the Numbers Mark Wilson What s Not to Like Meet Our Students Tibebu Ayalew Accidental Engineer Ali Reza Firoozfar The Experimentalist Ruben Llamas Success among Friends Beda Luitel Finding a Way Kara Prior For the Love of Discovery Harvest Schroeder The Human Factor Stephanie Then Like a Duck to Water Meet Our Alumni Jim Ashton Turnaround Guy Maria Laura Beninati The Iowa Embrace Paul Dierking

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/research/ship-hydrodynamics/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Watershed Processes – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    and leadership construction of the improvement projects including farm ponds wetlands floodplain easements and more will begin in spring 2015 The following subwatersheds have been selected to receive 1 5M to fund the construction of small scale flood mitigation projects Otter Creek in Fayette County Turkey River watershed Beaver Creek in Floyd and Chickasaw County Upper Cedar River watershed South Chequest Creek and Soap Creek in Davis County Iowa Watersheds Project selected watersheds are shown in light green areas selected for construction of improvements are darker green Researchers deployed a dense instrumentation network to monitor stream stage precipitation soil moisture soil temperature and water quality in each of the pilot watersheds They will assess and analyze the improvements impacts on water movement in the watershed to better understand what works and which strategies can be scaled up for implementation across the state Sediment Transport and Fate Flow in and around manmade structures such as culverts dams and bridge piers can lead to erosion of the streambed exposing the foundations and weakening the structure Several IIHR researchers focus their attention on sediments and their interaction with flow For example IIHR Research Engineer Marian Muste leads a team that designed a self cleaning culvert that flushes out sediment deposits using the power of the stream flow Sedimentation and vegetation often block Iowa culverts obstructing the flow and potentially causing the culvert to overtop during storms producing local flooding and property damage Clean up can be frequent and costly Muste s new design uses fabric formed concrete to shape the floor of the culvert to slope toward the stream center bringing the site back to its original shape The culvert directs sediment toward the central channel where the flow is strongest preventing sediments from settling in the low velocity areas at the stream s edges The study of sediment transport is central to many other research efforts at IIHR Intensively Managed Landscapes Critical Zone Observatory Transport of Sediments and Pollutants into the Terrestrial Regions of a Small Urban Industrial City The June 2008 Flood of Cedar Rapids Iowa Midwest Runoff and Gulf Hypoxia Coping with the Challenge of Large River Basins Iowa Stormwater Runoff Control Hells Canyon Dam 3 D Sediment Transport Modeling Tags agriculture Dead Zone farming HUD IIHR INRC Iowa Nutrient Research Center Iowa Watersheds Project nutrients sediment Last modified on June 29th 2015 Posted on April 4th 2011 Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is IIHR Communications History IIHR s Historical Studies History Resources Hans Albert Einstein His Life as a Pioneering Engineer Sustainability at IIHR Evolving with the Times Intellectual Connections Worldwide IIHR Alumni Worldwide Archives Films by Hunter Rouse Employment Contact IIHR Webcam Education Graduate Program Admission Assistantships and Fellowships Graduate Student Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities International Perspectives Service Projects Habitat for Humanity s Women Build Project Fluids Lab Meet Our Faculty and Staff Brandon Barquist Talking Shop Pablo Carrica Enjoying the Challenge George Constantinescu Rivers Run in the Family Carrie Davis

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/research/watershed-processes/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Other Research Initiatives – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    Water resources management Others Tags IIHR UI research University of Iowa Last modified on July 2nd 2015 Posted on January 11th 2011 Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is IIHR Communications History IIHR s Historical Studies History Resources Hans Albert Einstein His Life as a Pioneering Engineer Sustainability at IIHR Evolving with the Times Intellectual Connections Worldwide IIHR Alumni Worldwide Archives Films by Hunter Rouse Employment Contact IIHR Webcam Education Graduate Program Admission Assistantships and Fellowships Graduate Student Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities International Perspectives Service Projects Habitat for Humanity s Women Build Project Fluids Lab Meet Our Faculty and Staff Brandon Barquist Talking Shop Pablo Carrica Enjoying the Challenge George Constantinescu Rivers Run in the Family Carrie Davis Playing in the Mud Teresa Gaffey Transformations Anton Kruger How Stuff Works Troy Lyons Bridging the Gap Ricardo Mantilla Going with the Flow Jacob Odgaard Making an Impact Michelle Scherer Solving the Puzzle Fred Stern Revolutionizing Ship Hydrodynamics Stephanie Surine She s a Rocker Eric Tate Studying the Human Costs of Flooding H S Udaykumar The Reluctant Engineer Gabriele Villarini Working the Numbers Mark Wilson What s Not to Like Meet Our Students Tibebu Ayalew Accidental Engineer Ali Reza Firoozfar The Experimentalist Ruben Llamas Success among Friends Beda Luitel Finding a Way Kara Prior For the Love of Discovery Harvest Schroeder The Human Factor Stephanie Then Like a Duck to Water Meet Our Alumni Jim Ashton Turnaround Guy Maria Laura Beninati The Iowa Embrace Paul Dierking The Inquisitive Engineer Scott Hagen Far from the Farm J V Loperfido Going with the Flow Student Organization SIIHR Contact Us Research The Iowa Nutrient Research Center Iowa Geological Survey The IGS Rock Library Water Sustainability Initiative Water Quality Everyone s Responsibility Water Communication A New Field The Human Costs

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/research/other-research-initiatives/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Instrumentation and Technology – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    Posted on February 3rd 2011 Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is IIHR Communications History IIHR s Historical Studies History Resources Hans Albert Einstein His Life as a Pioneering Engineer Sustainability at IIHR Evolving with the Times Intellectual Connections Worldwide IIHR Alumni Worldwide Archives Films by Hunter Rouse Employment Contact IIHR Webcam Education Graduate Program Admission Assistantships and Fellowships Graduate Student Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities International Perspectives Service Projects Habitat for Humanity s Women Build Project Fluids Lab Meet Our Faculty and Staff Brandon Barquist Talking Shop Pablo Carrica Enjoying the Challenge George Constantinescu Rivers Run in the Family Carrie Davis Playing in the Mud Teresa Gaffey Transformations Anton Kruger How Stuff Works Troy Lyons Bridging the Gap Ricardo Mantilla Going with the Flow Jacob Odgaard Making an Impact Michelle Scherer Solving the Puzzle Fred Stern Revolutionizing Ship Hydrodynamics Stephanie Surine She s a Rocker Eric Tate Studying the Human Costs of Flooding H S Udaykumar The Reluctant Engineer Gabriele Villarini Working the Numbers Mark Wilson What s Not to Like Meet Our Students Tibebu Ayalew Accidental Engineer Ali Reza Firoozfar The Experimentalist Ruben Llamas Success among Friends Beda Luitel Finding a Way Kara Prior For the Love of Discovery Harvest Schroeder The Human Factor Stephanie Then Like a Duck to Water Meet Our Alumni Jim Ashton Turnaround Guy Maria Laura Beninati The Iowa Embrace Paul Dierking The Inquisitive Engineer Scott Hagen Far from the Farm J V Loperfido Going with the Flow Student Organization SIIHR Contact Us Research The Iowa Nutrient Research Center Iowa Geological Survey The IGS Rock Library Water Sustainability Initiative Water Quality Everyone s Responsibility Water Communication A New Field The Human Costs of Flooding Biofluids Developing a Digital Lung The Dynamics of Heart Valves Metastatic Cancer Cells and Shear

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/research/instrumentation-and-technology/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Safety Information – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    on July 27th 2015 Posted on October 22nd 2013 Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is IIHR Communications History IIHR s Historical Studies History Resources Hans Albert Einstein His Life as a Pioneering Engineer Sustainability at IIHR Evolving with the Times Intellectual Connections Worldwide IIHR Alumni Worldwide Archives Films by Hunter Rouse Employment Contact IIHR Webcam Education Graduate Program Admission Assistantships and Fellowships Graduate Student Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities International Perspectives Service Projects Habitat for Humanity s Women Build Project Fluids Lab Meet Our Faculty and Staff Brandon Barquist Talking Shop Pablo Carrica Enjoying the Challenge George Constantinescu Rivers Run in the Family Carrie Davis Playing in the Mud Teresa Gaffey Transformations Anton Kruger How Stuff Works Troy Lyons Bridging the Gap Ricardo Mantilla Going with the Flow Jacob Odgaard Making an Impact Michelle Scherer Solving the Puzzle Fred Stern Revolutionizing Ship Hydrodynamics Stephanie Surine She s a Rocker Eric Tate Studying the Human Costs of Flooding H S Udaykumar The Reluctant Engineer Gabriele Villarini Working the Numbers Mark Wilson What s Not to Like Meet Our Students Tibebu Ayalew Accidental Engineer Ali Reza Firoozfar The Experimentalist Ruben Llamas Success among Friends Beda Luitel Finding a Way Kara Prior For the Love of Discovery Harvest Schroeder The Human Factor Stephanie Then Like a Duck to Water Meet Our Alumni Jim Ashton Turnaround Guy Maria Laura Beninati The Iowa Embrace Paul Dierking The Inquisitive Engineer Scott Hagen Far from the Farm J V Loperfido Going with the Flow Student Organization SIIHR Contact Us Research The Iowa Nutrient Research Center Iowa Geological Survey The IGS Rock Library Water Sustainability Initiative Water Quality Everyone s Responsibility Water Communication A New Field The Human Costs of Flooding Biofluids Developing a Digital Lung The Dynamics of Heart Valves Metastatic

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  • Publications and Other Media – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    descriptions of Hans Albert s mother Mileva and of Hans Albert s professional contributions written by scholars in the field Price 12 50 History of Hydraulics by Hunter Rouse and Simon Ince 1957 reprinted in 1980 This comprehensive and detailed accounting of the history of hydraulics has become a classic and much used reference in the field Beginning with Mesopotamian Chinese and later Greek and Roman approaches to providing crops and settlements with water the book traces the attempt to understand and control water s flow from our earliest empirical understandings through the rise and impact of experimental hydraulics hydrodynamics and modern fluid dynamics Heavy emphasis is placed on the personalities behind major concepts and developments The book is richly illustrated with portraits of key individuals and technical sketches and diagrams Price 12 00 Historic Writings on Hydraulics by Hunter Rouse 1984 In the mid 1950s Hunter Rouse assisted by the University of Iowa Libraries and financed by royalties from his History of Hydraulics and other IIHR publications set out to collect source material on the history of hydraulics The results of this effort are outlined in this annotated bibliography which contains individual descriptions of the more than 450 items in the collection which has been described as the finest collection to exist on the history of hydraulics Price 15 00 Hydraulics in the United States 1776 1976 by Hunter Rouse 1976 This book is the first comprehensive record of the people events and accomplishments that comprise the history of hydraulics in the United States Profusely illustrated the book contains not only many laboratory and group photographs but also individual portraits of 150 leading American hydraulicians ranging from Ben Franklin to representatives of the current generation Price 12 00 Laboratory Instruction in the Mechanics of Fluids by Hunter Rouse 1961 reprinted in 1981 This bulletin first published in 1961 and now in its third printing was written to provide a guide for comprehensive planning in the acquisition and utilization of laboratory equipment and instrumentation for instruction in fluid mechanics The monograph has been used extensively in the USA and abroad in the design of many research facilities and in the organization of laboratory instruction to complement lectures on fluid mechanics Price 3 00 Sediment Dynamics upon Dam Removal Edited by Athanasios Thanos N Papanicolaou Ph D Brian D Barkdoll Ph D P E 2011 Provides guidance documentation and field results for the numerical and physical modeling of sediment movement when dams are removed from waterways Dams alter ecology block fish passage increase downstream scour and displace residents As awareness grows regarding the adverse environmental impacts of dams on ecosystems and fish populations interest in dam removal is gaining momentum However the impounded sediment collected behind many dams poses another set of environmental and technical problems This manual addresses issues such as the behavior of stored sediment and overall stream geomorphology after a dam is removed MOP 122 offers information about dam removal that is valuable to watershed and river managers

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