Posts Tagged ‘IFloodS’

IFloodS Google+ Hangout

A soggy 2013 spring, with near record rainfall in some areas, has led to flood warnings in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma. With the floodwaters come questions as millions brace for the next wave of thunderstorms: Will this be another multi-billion dollar flood like the ones that hammered the Midwest in 1993 and 2008?… Continue Reading »

Improving Flood Forecasting

Ground data now being collected in northeastern Iowa by the Iowa Flood Studies experiment will evaluate how well NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission satellite rainfall data can be used for flood forecasting.

IFloodS: NPOL Radar on the Ground

NASA and Iowa Flood Center staff have been busy deploying instrumentation to field locations in the Cedar, Iowa, and Turkey River watersheds in preparation for the campaign.

Iowa Water Conference

Iowa Flood Center participation at the 2013 Iowa Water Conference will include: Presentations Witold Krajewski, IFC Director,Iowa Flood Studies (IFloodS): Enhancing the Satellite-based Observations of Precipitation Events Larry Weber, IIHR Director & IFC Co-founder, Iowa Watersheds Project: Plan, Implement, and Evaluate Watershed Projects to Reduce Flood Severity and Frequency in Iowa Research Presentations IFC researchers will present on their latest work. Booth Display… Continue Reading »

Iowa Flood Center Webinar: IFloodS Overview

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… Continue Reading »