Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

IFC: Resource for Critical Research

Larry J. Weber of the Iowa Flood Center will present “Iowa Flood Center: Resource for Critical Research and Applications” at the 34th IAHR World Congress at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia, on June 28, at 4 p.m.

Community Forum: “Don’t Test the Waters Des Moines”

Polk County residents can learn how to prepare for floods and protect against property losses at a flood awareness community meeting on June 8. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Susan E. Voss, along with interagency partners, invites residents to heighten their flood awareness at 7 p.m. in the Des Moines Botanical Center’s Oak-Willow Room, located at 909 […]

Loess Hills Prairie Seminar: “Climate Change Impacts on Iowa”

The public is invited to hear Cornelia Mutel of The University of Iowa speak on Friday evening, June 3, at West Monona High School in Onawa. Her talk is titled “Climate Change Impacts on Iowa: Closing the Loop” and is based on the January 2011 report by Iowa’s three state universities. She will begin her […]

Community Forum: “Don’t Test the Waters Council Bluffs”

The Iowa Flood Awareness Interagency Coalition presents: Don’t Test the Waters Council Bluffs: Community Flood Outreach Forum.  May 26, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at Council Bluffs Public Library (Rooms A and B), 400 Willow Ave., Council Bluffs, Iowa. The presentation will educate residents on flood preparation efforts and resources available to them, as well as […]

Community Forum: “Don’t Test the Waters Ottumwa”

The Iowa Flood Awareness Interagency Coalition presents: Don’t Test the Waters Ottumwa: Community Flood Outreach Forum, on May 5, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at Indian Hills Community College, Bennett Student Serices Center, Room 100, Ottumwa, Iowa. The agenda includes: “Flood Forecasts: Preparation and Prevention Resources” by: Jeff Zogg, National Weather Service “Flood Insurance Resources for the […]

Symposium Presentation: “Water in Iowa”

Connie Mutel of IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering is the keynote speaker for the Center for Prairie Studies Water Symposium in Grinnell Iowa.  Her program is “Water in Iowa: From Gift to Curse and Back Again.”  This two day symposium (April 6-7)  is titled, Iowa’s Troubled Waters: The Challenges of Quality and Quantity.  It will examine the causes and […]

Media Event: Flood Inundation Maps for Des Moines, Iowa

The Iowa Flood Center announces the release of a library of flood inundation maps for Des Moines.  This event includes IFC Director Witold Krajewski and IIHR Director Larry Weber.  Room 116 of the Iowa State Capital.

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 […]

Rotary Program: Flooding in Iowa

Connie Mutel presents “Flooding in Iowa: Why, and What’s Next” to the Iowa City Rotary Club.   Iowa City Rotary meets noon at the UI Athletic Club.