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Stories Tagged "weather"

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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 »

Discussion: Iowa Natural Disasters 2008 - Looking Ahead (#164)

posted on June 12, 2008 at 11:25 AM

Discussion: Iowa Natural Disasters 2008 - Looking Ahead (#164)
The economic impact from the storms is assessed with David Swenson, an Iowa State University economist and L.D. McMullen, retired CEO and General Manager of the Des Moines Water Works. He now consults on water resource planning with the... 13:42 Read More »

Flooding Across Iowa - 2008 Floods Overview (#164)

posted on June 12, 2008 at 11:22 AM

Flooding Across Iowa - 2008 Floods Overview (#164)
The Iowa Journal takes a look at the widespread effects of extreme weather on Iowa so far this year. 06:06 Read More »

Iowa Floods and Natural Disasters - Taking Stock (Full Program) (#164)

posted on June 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Floods and Natural Disasters - Taking Stock (Full Program) (#164)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal will assess the economic impact from the storms with David Swenson, an Iowa State University economist and L.D. McMullen, retired CEO and General Manager of the Des Moines Water Works. 27:46 Read More »

Web Exclusive: L.D. McMullen and David Swenson on 2008 Iowa Floods (#164)

posted on June 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Web Exclusive: L.D. McMullen and David Swenson on 2008 Iowa Floods (#164)
The Iowa Journal assesses the economic impact from the 2008 storms with David Swenson, an Iowa State University economist and L.D. McMullen, retired CEO and General Manager of the Des Moines Water Works. 11:09 Read More »

Iowa After the Parkersburg Tornado (#162)

posted on May 30, 2008 at 10:23 AM

Iowa After the Parkersburg Tornado (#162)
The twister that ripped apart Parkersburg featured winds speeds in excess of 200 miles an hour. Seven Iowans were killed in the storm, and the damage to this Iowa community is significant. 05:01 Read More »

Discussion: Aftermath of Parkersburg Tornado (#162)

posted on May 29, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Discussion: Aftermath of Parkersburg Tornado  (#162)
Barry Campbell, Vice President of Delivery from MidAmerican Energy, and David Miller, Director of Iowa Homeland Security discuss short-term and long-term recovery strategies for communities affected like Parkersburg. 14:17 Read More »

Aftermath of Parkersburg Tornado (Full Program) (#162)

posted on May 28, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Aftermath of Parkersburg Tornado (Full Program) (#162)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal takes a look at the aftermath of the tornado that struck Parkersburg Iowa on Sunday, May 25, 2008. 27:46 Read More »

Global Warming in Iowa (#106)

posted on October 26, 2007 at 9:02 AM

Global Warming in Iowa (#106)
Even the most ardent of environmental naysayers are conceding something seems to be happening to the world’s climate. A warming of the planet by even a degree over a century, they say, can have a significant effect. 03:32 Read More »

Climate Change (Full Program) (#106)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Climate Change (Full Program) (#106)
Full Program: What are the effects of global climate change on Iowa? How will life be altered and what we can do about it is the focus of this week’s Iowa Journal. 27:47 Read More »

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