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Science & Nature: Weather & Natural Disasters

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Living with Future Floods in Iowa: Overview of 2008 Floods (Full Programs) (#231)

posted on June 2, 2009 at 2:15 PM

Living with Future Floods in Iowa: Overview of 2008 Floods (Full Programs) (#231)
Full Program: Since 1980, Iowa has recorded at least 230 river flooding events. Is it time for Iowa to change the way it deals with floods? Can more be done to slow runoff from the rural landscape? What can urban areas do to reduce the damage? Can Iowa get... 26:46 Read More »

Wetlands for Flood Control (Full Program) (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 5:49 PM

Wetlands for Flood Control (Full Program) (#215)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at conservation efforts as a means for helping with flood control. 27:47 Read More »

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 5:32 PM

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)
What is the role of wetlands in controlling water run-off, erosion, and flooding? Paul Yeager hosts a discussion with guests Marty Adkins, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Resources and Jack Riessen, Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 12:00 Read More »

Wetlands as Flood Control? (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Wetlands as Flood Control?  (#215)
The Iowa Journal looks at conservation efforts as a means for helping with flood control. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)

posted on December 31, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)
Full Program: To help reflect on just what these issues mean for the state in the next year, two reporters: Kay Henderson, news director of Radio Iowa, and Todd Dorman, a columnist with the Cedar Rapids Gazette will join host Paul Yeager on The Iowa Journal. 28:46 Read More »

Iowa Issues: The 2008 Floods (#210)

posted on December 30, 2008 at 5:50 PM

Iowa Issues: The 2008 Floods (#210)
If there was a persistent story this year it was weather-related. Recent days have featured conversation-worthy snowfall and ice. But it was the floods of 08 that defined the year. 02:26 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Charles City (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Charles City (#208)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels to Charles City to see how the residents fared during and after the June 2008 floods. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Farm Floods (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Farm Floods (#208)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels in the country to see how farmers and an elevator fared during and after the June 2008 floods. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Cedar Rapids (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Cedar Rapids (#208)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels to Cedar Rapids to see how two civic institutions fared during and after the June 2008 flooding. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Iowa City (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Iowa City (#208)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels the Arts Campus at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He shows how they were ready for classes in August following the June 2008 flooding. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Columbus Junction (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Columbus Junction (#208)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels to Columbus Junction to see how the residents fared during and after the June 2008 floods. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008 (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:46 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008 (#208)
Full Program: In this special edition of The Iowa Journal, Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels through Iowa's eastern river valleys, reporting what happened to individuals and communities during and after the floods of 2008. 28:46 Read More »

Rebuilding Iowa: September '08 Iowa Storm Call-in (#175)

posted on September 12, 2008 at 9:41 AM

Rebuilding Iowa: September '08 Iowa Storm Call-in (#175)
Full Program: Experts from flood and disaster agencies answer viewer questions on this live hour-long episode of The Iowa Journal, hosted by Paul Yeager. 58:00 Read More »

Rebuilding Iowa: An Overview of Iowa Storms '08 (#175)

posted on September 11, 2008 at 4:45 PM

Rebuilding Iowa: An Overview of Iowa Storms '08 (#175)
Experts from flood and disaster agencies answer viewer questions on this live hour-long episode of The Iowa Journal, hosted by Paul Yeager. 01:52 Read More »

Discussion: Helping Kids After Floods and Disasters Deal with Storms and Loss (#166)

posted on June 27, 2008 at 9:38 AM

Discussion: Helping Kids After Floods and Disasters Deal with Storms and Loss (#166)
Experts discuss how to help kids deal with the losses they and their towns have incurred in recent Iowa storms. 12:00 Read More »
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