Institute For Environmental Studies

Mississippi River Flooding on the Moline, IL, Riverfront, Spring 2019

During the protracted flooding experienced throughout the Upper Mississippi River basin in March, April, May, and June 2019, WIU Environmental Science researchers were able to study effects of rising waters on our campus and its immediate environs. We've put together a few digital stories to provide people with insights into living and learning adjacent to one of the world's largest river systems.

A River [Almost] Ran Through It - Mississippi River Flooding on WIU's Quad Cities Campus

Mississippi River Flooding in Our Front Yard ... Aerial Imagery, Mapping, and a Tool to Benchmark Flooding on Campus