Articles from July 2022

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How Gregory Ewing, a PhD student at the University of Iowa, is coupling societal objectives with water resource management

Thursday, July 28, 2022
Injustices, inequities, and inefficiencies are what Gregory Ewing is working to combat in his research field.
A group of people standing behind a sign identifying a constructed wetland

Iowa’s Watershed Approach provides a model for tackling big challenges on the Mississippi River

Monday, July 25, 2022
Flooding and water quality are persistent issues across the massive Mississippi River Basin, and experts predict they will only worsen with climate change and increasing intensity of agricultural production.
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Iowa Flood Center takes proactive approach to building flood resilience

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Members of the Monroe County Climate Change Task Force, and staff from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services, Wisconsin DNR, Wisconsin Land+Water, and Wisconsin Emergency Management took a trip to the Iowa Flood Center in Iowa City on June 29-30.
Portrait of Bekir Demiray

University of Iowa PhD student Bekir Demiray works to create a serious game on flood mitigation strategies

Friday, July 1, 2022
Immersive, repeatable, and engaging. These are the building blocks of lead researcher Bekir Demiray’s web-based, interactive, serious game on flood protection and mitigation strategies for educating the public, specifically k-12 and college students.