Floods in Iowa are changing. We have entered a period of more widespread extreme rainfall, with storms projected to double in intensity by 2050. Last year was Iowa’s second wettest since such records have been kept. Statewide average precipitation was almost 10 inches above normal, and 27 counties across northern Iowa experienced their wettest year […]
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In just 10 years, we’ve worked together with you to build a more flood-resilient state that is serving as a model for the nation. View our interactive story map that celebrates our accomplishments!
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 […]
The Iowa Flood Center is featured in a new national Report on Alerting Tactics released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate.
Iowa Flood Center
The University of Iowa
100 Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
Iowa City, IA 52242
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