Posts Tagged ‘Larry Weber’

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 Water Conference

Iowa Flood Center participation at the 2012 Iowa Water Conference will include: Presentations Larry Weber, IIHR Director & IFC Co-founder, Overview of HUD Watershed Projects in Iowa: Tile Study and Watershed Demonstration Projects. Nathan Young, IFC Associate Director, State of Iowa-Cedar Watershed with Bob Libra (Iowa DNR) and Jason Smith (US Army Corps of Engineers).… Continue Reading »

Hazards on the Hill

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) has been invited to participate in the National Science Foundation’s “Hazards on the Hill” Event.  The event is co-hosted by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senator Bill Nelson, Chair of the Senate Commerce Science and Space Subcommittees. Witold Krajewski, Director of the IFC, and Larry Weber, Director of IIHR-Hydroscience &… Continue Reading »

Flood Center Can Help Us Learn, Recover

On Monday, the University of Iowa campus will recognize the one-year anniversary of the historic flood of 2008. I reflect on the past year with mixed emotions. The week of June 9 to 13, 2008, I was distressed by the evacuation and flooding of so many campus buildings, including the historic C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics… Continue Reading »

Press Citizen: UI to Host Iowa Flood Center

Legislators OK $1.3M Bill By Rachel Gallegos Iowa City Press-Citizen State legislators approved a bill Saturday evening that includes $1.3 million for an Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa. “We’re very happy to be able to accomplish this,” said Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City. “We think it’s a really important piece of our… Continue Reading »