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  • Rhett Jackson speaks to how we can improve water quality in urban streams

    Rhett Jackson speaks to how we can improve water quality in urban streams

    In a recent feature in Georgia Magazine, IRIS affiliate Rhett Jackson spoke to how home lawns impact water quality in urban streams and beyond, and provided practical tips for what homeowners can do about it. As he said in the article, “People can reduce their water quality and carbon footprint by re-thinking their landscaping. A […]

  • Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    IRIS researcher Charles Van Rees was recently featured in an article by the Odum School of Ecology. In the article, he speaks specifically to the power of interdisciplinary research: “We sit there and try to communicate across huge differences in expertise, professional culture and vocabulary, and then we write cool interdisciplinary papers that bring all […]

  • Developing Flood Solutions Along the Mississippi and Missouri River Basins

    Developing Flood Solutions Along the Mississippi and Missouri River Basins

    During a time of extreme rainfall patterns, river communities face unprecedented challenges. In a recent NPR article, writers Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco and Eva Tesfaye covered the flooding along the Mississippi River Basin, where IRIS researchers are looking for solutions to frequent and severe flooding caused by intensified rainfall. Families within these communities are faced with deciding […]