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geological and atmospheric sciences
Link Fall 2018
A 'reformed' climate scientist
Professor Bill Gutowski delivers his world expertise in climate science through a down-to-earth, local level approach.
Link Winter 2018
Cyclones in the forecast
As storms sweep across a landscape, forecasters have mere minutes to predict their direction and intensity — and to issue warnings to the public. To meet the extreme time constraints, they need the latest meteorological tools — tools developed by […]
Link Summer 2016
Clean, safe, sustainable
On a muggy summer morning, hydrogeologist Bill Simpkins has just finished raising pressure transducers from seven wells hugging the west bank of the South Skunk River in Ames. Tethered to black Kevlar rope, the transducers – narrow, weighted brass cylinders […]