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2017 Midwest Big Data Hackathon

By Mikael Mulugeta This September, the University of Iowa will host the 2017 Midwest Big Data Hackathon, a two-day, non-stop software development competition. The event, which will be held in the Iowa Memorial Union, permits students from any university or college to participate and form teams to work on big data projects of their choosing.… Continue Reading »

Celebrating Statewide Floodplain Mapping

You’re invited! Please join us for a celebration of the completion of the Iowa Statewide Floodplain Mapping Project: Monday, Nov. 28, 1 pm 2520D University Capitol Centre on the University of Iowa campus As the Iowa Statewide Floodplain Mapping Program nears its Dec. 31, 2016, completion date, we invite you to join us to celebrate… Continue Reading »

New tools on IFIS are available to assist with flooding

In response to the flooding situation in Eastern Iowa, the Iowa Flood Center wants to remind you of the valuable tools and resources available on the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) web application. These tools exist to provide people with information to help them prepare for and respond quickly to flood events. A short video… Continue Reading »