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  • Exploring CR’s ‘Beer Caves’ with Geophysics – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    for this study Researchers pound 56 stainless steel stakes into the ground connected by cables They then send electric current through two of the stakes which returns through up to eight of the other stakes Each test takes about an hour and a half to cycle through all of the 56 electrodes The light dusting of snow caused no problems for the researchers or the geophysics equipment In the end we produce a model of how the subsurface responds to the electrical charge Vogelgesang says Since the caverns are assumed to consist mostly of open space they should be more resistive electrically when compared to their surroundings Vogelgesang explains EM the electromagnetic terrain conductivity method uses a 15 foot long device with a transmitter at one end and a receiver at the other The operator walks back and forth across the field site holding the EM at about hip level The EM device collects five conductivity readings per second which are recorded with precise GPS locations EM surveys can collect data up to 20 feet below the ground surface and all the data is recorded on a field PC EM surveys provide a map view of what is below the surface ER on the other hand offers a two dimensional slices or three dimensional blocks of what s underground With both of them combined we are able to get a more complete understanding of the subsurface Vogelgesang says Back at the office analysis of the data is an intensive and time consuming process The IGS team will provide a report to the IDOT in mid January Our portion of the project is intended to guide whatever decision the DOT ends up making Vogelgesang says We re not part of the decision process We provide the background data the science and the site survey No Spelunking Please Vogelgesang a geologist who has spent quite a bit of time in natural caves says he s not sure he d want to go down in the beer caves If you did go down there you d just want to get back up as quickly as you could he says The caves have also been picked clean of artifacts There are beer bottles from the Magnus Brewery all over Cedar Rapids apparently but none in the caves Vogelgesang says I m told they ve all been scavenged IGS researchers typically use geophysical equipment to study shallow groundwater resources but Vogelgesang says they are happy to help out with projects like this IGS has a strong service component he says We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work alongside the IDOT in this unique study The IGS is now part of IIHR Hydroscience Engineering a research institute and part of the University of Iowa College of Engineering Tags Beer Caves Carrie Davis Cedar Rapids I 80 IGS Interstate 80 Iowa Department of Transportation Iowa DOT Iowa Geological Survey Jason Vogelgesang Home About Greetings from the Director Fact Page IIHR at a Glance Where is

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  • IGS Unveils New Version of Geosam – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    serves agencies communities and other stakeholders with surficial and bedrock mapping statewide maintenance of a repository of geologic samples and data geologic research projects across the state and a wide range of outreach and educational activities Tags GeoSam IGS Iowa Geological Survey 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 Wake and Submarines Watershed Processes Iowa Watersheds Projects Partnerships for Iowa Watersheds The Intelligent Digital Watershed Other Research Initiatives Improving Iowa s Winter Road Conditions Mitigating Corrosion of Steel Bridges Mussels Serve as Water Quality Sensors Self Cleaning Culverts Unsteady Aerodynamics Instrumentation and Technology Research Flumes Ship Hydrodynamics Resources Safety Information File a Fieldwork Plan Fieldwork Safety Guidelines Boat Safety Guidelines Publications and Other Media Shops Services Capabilities and Services Construction and Fabrication Physical Modeling CFD Modeling Electronics Instrumentation Flume Design Design and Drafting Fieldwork Featured Projects IESS Facilities Contact Us Facilities Resources Stanley Hydraulics Lab Stanley

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/blog/2014/12/05/igs-unveils-new-version-of-geosam/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Modeling for Flood Studies – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    adjustments are needed By inputting data from previous floods researchers can test the model s prediction accuracy Since researchers know the outcome of these past flood events they are able to accurately compare the records to the model s predictions Once STAR CCM has passed the validation phase the IFC will begin to implement the 3D model in flood extent prediction under extreme scenarios While offering a higher level of detail compared to a 1D or 2D model the STAR CCM model does take a significant amount of time to gather data often weeks longer than other models The increased level of accuracy is important though and by using this new model the Iowa Flood Center will be able to provide even more detailed flood information to the community Tags George Constantinescu IFC Iowa Flood Center 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 Wake and Submarines

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/blog/2014/10/06/modeling-for-flood-studies/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Featured News Archive – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa - page 2
    House Posted on October 6th 2014 Join us at an open house to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated offices of the Iowa Geological Survey in Trowbridge Hall on Oct 10 IIHR Celebrates New Book on Hans Albert Einstein Posted on September 30th 2014 A new book by Robert Ettema and Cornelia F Mutel explores the life and work of Hans Albert Einstein a pioneer of river engineering Three recent events celebrated this groundbreaking new book IFIS Goes to Washington Posted on September 10th 2014 The Iowa Flood Center s Ibrahim Demir was invited to participate in a special daylong event on July 29 at the White House in Washington D C Older Entries Newer Entries 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 Wake and Submarines Watershed Processes Iowa Watersheds Projects Partnerships for Iowa Watersheds The Intelligent Digital Watershed Other Research Initiatives Improving Iowa s

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  • It’s Back! An Iowa Tradition Lives On – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    that it always presents some real challenges Alumni are particularly glad to see the monument tradition live again on the Iowa campus Happy Homecoming and go Hawks Tags American Society of Civil Engineers corn monument Homecoming UI engineering University of Iowa College of Engineering 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 Wake and Submarines Watershed Processes Iowa Watersheds Projects Partnerships for Iowa Watersheds The Intelligent Digital Watershed Other Research Initiatives Improving Iowa s Winter Road Conditions Mitigating Corrosion of Steel Bridges Mussels Serve as Water Quality Sensors Self Cleaning Culverts Unsteady Aerodynamics Instrumentation and Technology Research Flumes Ship Hydrodynamics Resources Safety Information File a Fieldwork Plan Fieldwork Safety Guidelines Boat Safety Guidelines Publications and Other Media Shops Services Capabilities and Services Construction and Fabrication Physical Modeling CFD Modeling Electronics Instrumentation Flume Design Design and Drafting Fieldwork Featured Projects IESS Facilities Contact Us Facilities Resources Stanley Hydraulics

    Original URL path: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/blog/2015/10/19/its-back-an-iowa-tradition-lives-on/ (2015-11-11)
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  • Keeping the Iowa Beautiful: 2015 Riverwalk Clean-Up – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    tires Be prepared Registration begins at 8 30 a m near the UI Water Plant 208 West Burlington St on the northeast side of the bridge You can also register online Volunteers can plan on two hours of picking up trash and refreshments will be provided It s worth the two hours and you feel great afterwards Stolze says While we can t easily clean up the entire river we can make a difference here by picking up what we can see Sponsors of the Great Annual Riverwalk Clean Up include IIHR the City of Iowa City UI Facilities Management the Engineering Staff Advisory Council the Iowa Geological Survey and the UI Office of Sustainability For more information contact Jackie Hartling Stolze jackie stolze uiowa edu Tags Great Annual Iowa River Clean Up Iowa River River Clean Up 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 Wake

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  • Researchers Find Giant Fossilized Sea Scorpion – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    to permit the dig Other species excavated from what is known as the Winneshiek Lagerstätte a fossil bed situated beneath the Upper Iowa River include conodonts phyllocarids shrimp like animals jawless fish plant fossils and others researchers have even found species with imprints of soft tissue which is very rare in the fossil record Liu a paleontology expert and his IGS colleagues were awarded a grant in 2010 to conduct research on the Winneshiek fossil fauna and the impact structure diverting the Upper Iowa River just long enough to dig a pit and unearth the treasure trove of rock The findings were published in the Sept 1 2015 online edition of BMC Evolutionary Biology along with detailed images of the fossils Liu however says the rest of the fossil fauna and the Decorah impact research is yet to be completed Even now with four articles submitted in 2015 his team isn t finished We still have a lot of things to be done he notes The Iowa Geological Survey is part of IIHR Hydroscience Engineering a research institute within the University of Iowa College of Engineering Tags Decorah impact structure fossils IGS Iowa Geological Survey paleontology research University of Iowa 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

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  • River Clean-ups: An IIHR Service Tradition – IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering – University of Iowa
    ticket to ride jokes Ceynar Ryan Clark IGS geologist sorts scrap metal at Project AWARE 2015 Volunteers collected 30 1 tons of trash this year nearly half of which was scrap metal Only 2 75 tons were thrown away making a 91 percent recycle rate It was basically a heavy metal year says Ceynar Metal items pulled from the water included water heaters old bed springs and even a 20 foot set of steel steps probably once attached to someone s dock It was estimated to weigh about 1 600 pounds and had to lay across three canoes Ceynar says they also came across a major tire dump where several hundred tires were removed the week s total was 677 That wasn t even all of them he adds We just ran out of canoes Other common items are aluminum cans agricultural equipment and even entire boats In many cases Ceynar says the trash has been dumped in That s the sad part I guess the idea is that the river is like a toilet and they flush it away But you drink that It matters to life Creating a Legacy Since Project AWARE s inception youth participation has increased significantly To accommodate this change coordinators have made a point to include more educational programs that appeal to kids says Lynette Seigley Project AWARE coordinator at the Iowa DNR Sara Steussy front middle a former research support coordinator at the Iowa Flood Center with many IIHR students at the 2013 Project AWARE on the Des Moines River I still maintain that this type of change comes one kid at a time says Ceynar Because when you get old you kind of get set in your ways Also how can kids be expected to care about something they don t know anything about Connie also agrees especially now that she is a grandmother that kids need to be involved in service projects I think the more experiences they have in doing things for the natural world or for humans the better global citizens they will be in general and the happier too To learn more about Project AWARE visit iowadnr gov IIHR and the IFC also help to sponsor the Iowa River Clean up and the Lower Wapsipinicon River Clean up Tags Connie Mutel Dan Ceynar DNR Great Annual Iowa River Clean Up IGS IIHR Iowa Department of Natural Resources Iowa DNR Iowa Flood Center Iowa Geological Survey Project AWARE River Clean Up river ecosystems Ryan Clark SIIHR 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

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