Archive for the ‘Spotlight’ Category

Pinning Down the Future

Kaleb Young may have come to Iowa for wrestling, but he decided to stay as he turns his love for the outdoors into a career in water, flooding, and sustainability.

New Missouri River Flood Information System

After devastating flooding in 2011 and 2019 in southwest Iowa, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa has developed the interactive Missouri River Flood Information System (MRFIS) to help the people of this region prepare for and reduce future flood risks.

Iowa Transplant

Marcela Rojas, an engineer at IFC, traveled far and wide before joining the flood center where she brings accurate and up-to-date flood information to Iowans.