Current flood models do not account for cities' impact on local rainfall patterns, an oversight that could lead to significantly underestimating the severity and frequency of floods in urban areas, a Purdue study finds.
Jay Beugly teaching K12 students what is found in our streams
Students receive a hands-on look at some of the creatures living in rivers, they learn about water pollutants as well as the services that depend on the river. Jay Beugly, aquatics ecology specialist, FNR and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG), and Megan Gunn, research assistant working with Dr. Reuben Goforth and the FNR Aquatic Ecology Lab, give students the opportunity to experience the diversity of organisms living in streams.
Farmers can contribute to the development of a Purdue Extension online series on Indiana soil and water management issues by letting the series planners know which resources would be most useful and how they would prefer to access them.
Purdue University and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant deployed this environmental-sensing buoy in the Lak
A project involving Purdue University led to the launch of a Lake Michigan nearshore buoy that will provide boaters and beachgoers with more real-time data on lake conditions.