Entries by Carmen Langel

2011 Iowa Legislative Breakfast

The University of Iowa’s Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER)  and the Iowa Flood Center are co-hosting a Legislative Breakfast Reception on Wednesday, March 23, 2010, from 7:00-9:00 am, Room 116 at the Iowa State Capitol. This is an opportunity to learn about the very latest activities of  these two Centers, how Iowans are benefitting from the […]

Briefing: Iowa Spring Precipitation and Flooding Outlook

A public briefing by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,  the ISU Climate Science Program, and the Iowa Flood Center to discuss anticipated Iowa spring rainfall and flood outlooks.  It will be held at the Iowa State Historical Building, 600 E. Locust, Des Moines, IA from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The program will consist of briefings […]

Presentation: ISAC Fall School

IFC Director Witold Krajewski presents a program on The Iowa Flood Center to the Emergency Management Coordinator’s Affiliate at the Fall School of the Iowa State Association of Counties from 8:30 to 9:30 am.  The full conference is November 17-19, 2010 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.  See www.iowacounties.org/FallSchool.htm for more information.

Flooding in Ames: The Problems and Prospects

An Iowa State University Lectures Program 7:00 pm Sun Room, ISU Memorial Union A panel of ISU faculty discuss factors contributing to flooding in Ames as well as ways to reduce the impact of such events. Topics include what meteorological models tell us about climate change in Iowa, the implications of more frequent and intense […]

Weber to Present at Café Scientifique

Dr. Larry Weber, Edwin B. Green Chair in Hydraulics and director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, will be the speaker at the next Café Scientifique, Thursday, September 23, 5-6 p.m.  The presentation will be at  T-Spoons, 301 E. Market St., Iowa City.    Weber’s presentation will focus on the technical and non-technical elements of the state-wide floodplain mapping […]

Anatomy of Iowa Floods: Preparing for the Future (Burlington)

Burlington, Iowa:  A free seminar to help Iowans better understand recent flooding and how Iowa’s communities can prepare for future floods.  The evening agenda includes: See how changing trends in rainfall and water run-off impact Iowa; Find out how your community can reduce future flood damage; See how urban and rural Iowans work together to reduce […]