Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

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.