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Iowa Flood Center Webinar: IFloodS Overview

February 28, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


The Iowa Flood Center will host an informational webinar regarding the Iowa Flood Studies (IFloodS) on Thursday, February 28, from 3:30 – 4:30 PM.

Witold Krajewski, Iowa Flood Center Director, will provide an overview of IFloodS, share online resources, and discuss opportunities for collaboration and engagement.

IFloodS is a field experiment being conducted in northeast Iowa by NASA – in collaboration with other agencies and research partners – during the spring of 2013. The main goal of the experiment is to support ground validation activities of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite mission and will include the deployment of numerous scientific instruments to collect high quality rainfall data. The data will help improve flood forecasting models.

The webinar is free and open to all persons, please feel free to share this invitation with others who may be interested.

Session Details – Thursday, February 28, 3:30 PM

Starts: Feb 28, 2013 3:30 PM

Ends: Feb 28, 2013 4:30 PM

Join Session: https://globalcampus.uiowa.edu:443/join_meeting.html?meetingId=1262343909709

To join the session, click on the Join Session link. You may join the session 15 minutes prior to the start time.

The webinars will be hosted online using Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing software. If this is the first time you will be using this Elluminate product, you may be prompted to download software which may take anywhere from 2 to 20 minutes depending upon your Internet connection speed. You can pre-configure your system with the required software by going to the support page located at:http://support.blackboardcollaborate.com/.

Conference Call Option

We encourage participants to use the webinar service, but if you are not able to access the webinar on Thursday for technical or other reasons, you may opt to join the discussion via conference call. Contact sara-steussy@uiowa.edu to receive call information and receive the presentation in advance of the webinar.



February 28, 2013
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Iowa Flood Center