Entries by Breanna Shea

Modification of FAO Penman-Monteith Equation for Minor Components of Energy

This publication explores the accuracy of the equation used to determine net evapotranspiration. Four study sites covered with corn, soybeans, and prairie in central Iowa between 2007-2012 were used in the experiment to understand the impact of minor energy components on evapotranspiration. Based on findings, the formula for determining net evapotranspiration should be revised to […]

Update: Iowa City Inundation Maps

In light of the recent flooding, the Iowa Flood Center would like to clarify that the scenario-based inundation maps available through the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) for Iowa City do not currently take into account road improvements on Dubuque Street. Our team is working with the city to obtain information to update the maps […]

Requests for Stream Sensors

As floods continue to impact the safety and economic stability of our communities, infrastructure, and valuable farmland, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) requests your feedback to determine where additional stream sensors are needed to enhance the flood monitoring and prediction capabilities in your area. With this in mind, we are collecting a list of proposed […]