The University of Iowa

Hazard Mitigation

Hazard Mitigation
Students interviewing transportation officials in front of yellow school bus

Transportation and Watershed Resilience Story Map

Urban and Regional Planning students in the School of Planning and Public Affairs developed a Story Map to explore and better understand issues surrounding transportation and flooding in the Maquoketa River Watershed. This project takes the form of...
Waterloo Fire Rescue

Fire Rescue Community Risk Assessment

As part of the ICIGO student organization within the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, students used GIS to analyze risk factors and indicators of emergency management hotspots in Waterloo. Community Risk Reduction is defined...
Keokuk County visit

Keokuk County River Channel Mitigation

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering student designed a method to protect county roads and bridges from the migration of the Skunk River in Keokuk County. The Skunk River has been migrating toward...

Perry Creek Flood Control and Design

Widening, straightening, embankment work, conduit reconstruction, levees, drainage structures, public and private utilities relocation, bridges, street construction, and appurtenant flood control measures to protect persons and property in the Perry...
Students sharing initial presentation with Mason City community partners

Flooding Risk Assessment using HAZUS modeling

Students in the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences course GIS for Environmental Studies course conducted a flooding risk assessment for the Cerro Gordo County Emergency Management Agency using HAZUS modeling software. University...