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Virtual tours of eastern Idaho water resources and Mt. Borah quake

Want to learn more about eastern Idaho’s majestic waterways and how they drive the Idaho economy?  Curious about the earthquake that shook Borah Peak in 1983?   Ever wonder about the ground water in your Pocatello neighborhood? Answers to those questions and dozens … (Read More) Virtual tours of eastern Idaho water resources and Mt. Borah quake

NOAA funding to develop tools for watershed management

Two Idaho State University geosciences professors—Nancy Glenn and Daniel Ames—are developing high-tech tools to help local communities, agencies, and governments analyze and manage watersheds—vast areas of land that drain into lakes and rivers. Watersheds are important because they provide water … (Read More) NOAA funding to develop tools for watershed management

Wind erosion research may improve air quality

Drive along I-84 or I-15 in southern Idaho on a windy day, when fields are bare, and you can be smacked head on by a cloud of dust so dense it is impossible to see through. Dust storms caused by … (Read More) Wind erosion research may improve air quality