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Environmental News Sources


IDNR News Releases
http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/SocialMediaPressRoom/NewsReleases.aspx Environmental News Link
http://www.caprep.com/
WaterTech Online
http://www.waternet.com/
WaterWorld
http://ww.pennnet.com/home.cfm
E, S & T
http://pubs.acs.org/journal/esthag/

News & Weather

KCCI-Channel 8 News
http://www.theiowachannel.com/
Channel 13 News
http://www.whotv.com/
WOI Channel 5 News
http://www.woitv.com/
Des Moines Register
http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage
Ames Tribune
http://www.amestrib.com/
Pella Chronicle
http://www.pellachronicle.com
CNN
http://www.cnn.com/
NPR
http://www.npr.org/
Reuters 
http://www.reuters.com/

Iowa State University

Iowa State University
http://www.iastate.edu/
Civil & Construction Engineering Department
http://www.cce.iastate.edu/
Des Moines River Water Quality Network
http://www.cce.iastate.edu/dmrwqn/
Iowa Mesonet (climate)
http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/
Iowa Soil and Land Use - Dept of Agrononmy
http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/soils/
Iowa Water Center
http://www.water.iastate.edu/
Iowa GIS Server
http://ortho.gis.iastate.edu/index.html
Iowa Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
http://www.cfwru.iastate.edu/
Limnology Laboratory
http://limnology.eeob.iastate.edu/
Iowa Lakes Valuation Project
http://www.card.iastate.edu/lakes/
Agronomy Extension:  WQ Connection
http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/waterquality/
CARD (Center for Ag & Rural Develop)
http://www.card.iastate.edu/
ISU Extension Publications: Water Quality
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/pubs/wa.htm
EHS Hazardous Waste On-line Submission Form
http://www.ehs.iastate.edu/cms/default.asp?action=article&ID=368
Transportation Services
http://www.transportation.iastate.edu/
Sponsored Programs Administration
http://ospa.iastate.edu/
ISU Surplus
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~centrals/isusurplus.htm
ISU Inventory Control
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~centrals/csinventory.htm
Facilities
http://www.fpm.iastate.edu/
Postal Services
http://www.fpm.iastate.edu/postal_parcel/

Corps of Engineers

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
http://www.usace.army.mil/
Rock Island District, Corps of Engineers
http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/
Saylorville Lake
http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/Saylorville/
Lake Red Rock
http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/redrock/
Osprey Cam at Red Rock
http://www.iowadnr.com/parks/special_projects/webcam.html
Coralville Lake
http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/Coralville/
ERDC Library
http://libweb.wes.army.mil/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/49/1?new_gateway_db=HYPERION
RiverGages.com
http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/WaterControl/new/layout.cfm

U.S. Geological Survey

USGS, Water Resources in Iowa
http://wdr.water.usgs.gov/
USGS, DATA Retrieval
http://ia.water.usgs.gov/data.html
USGS, Iowa District Annual Reports, Water Resources in Iowa http://ia.water.usgs.gov/pubs/index.html
National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/
USGS, Realtime Data for Gage 05481300, Des Moines River near Stratford, IA
http://ia.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=05481300
USGS, Realtime Data for Gage 05481650, Des Moines River near Saylorville, IA
http://ia.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=05481650
USGS, Realtime Data for Gage 05484500, Raccoon River near Van Meter, IA
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ia/nwis/uv?site_no=05484500
USGS, Realtime Data for Gage 05485500, Des Moines River blw Raccoon Riv at Des Moines, IA
http://ia.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=05485500
USGS, Realtime Data for Gage 05487500, Des Moines River near Runnells, IA
http://ia.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=05487500
USGS, Realtime Data for Gage 05488500, Des Moines River near Tracy, IA
http://ia.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=05488500
Historic flow data
http://water.usgs.gov/ia/nwis/sw
National Map Viewer (gis)
http://nmviewogc.cr.usgs.gov/viewer.htm

NOAA


Des Moines Iowa F-6 reports (monthly/seasonal summaries)*
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php?wfo=dmx
Harry Hillaker, State Climatologist, Monthly Summaries *
http://www.iowaagriculture.gov/climatology/historicWeatherReports.asp Comparison of New and Old Climate Normals (DSM)
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/dmx/Comparison%20Des%20Moines%20Normals.pdf US Climate Normals
http://www.weather.gov/climate/local_data.php?wfo=dmx
Annual Climatological Summary
http://hurricane.ncdc.noaa.gov/ancsum/ACS
Historical Climate Summary, Des Moines
http://mcc.sws.uiuc.edu/climate_midwest/maps/ia_mapselector.htm

NOAA, Iowa Climate (all stations)
http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/iwin/ia/climate.html
National Weather Service, Des Moines
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/dmx/

Other Weather

Weather for You (for DM barometric pressure)
http://www.weatherforyou.com/weather/iowa/des+moines.html

EPA

Surf Your Watershed: Iowa
http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/state.cfm?statepostal=IA
Surf Your Watershed: Iowa, Middle Des Moines
http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/huc.cfm?huc_code=07100004
Surf Your Watershed: Iowa, North Raccoon
http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/huc.cfm?huc_code=07100006
Surf Your Watershed: Iowa, Lake Red Rock
http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/huc.cfm?huc_code=07100008
EPA Iowa WQ Assessmesnt and TMDL Information
http://iaspub.epa.gov/waters10/attains_state.control?p_state=IA
EPA Water Quality Monitoring
http://www.epa.gov/owow/monitoring/index.html
EPA National Listing of Fish Consumption Advisories
http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/fishshellfish/fishadvisories/advisories_index.cfm
National Forum on Contaminants in Fish
http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/fishshellfish/techguidance/forum_index.cfm
National Fish Tissue Study
http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/fishstudy/
Fish Advisory Newsletter
http://epa.gov/waterscience/fish/advisories/newsletter.htm
Modern STORET
http://www.epa.gov/storet/
Legacy STORET
http://www.epa.gov/storpubl/legacy/gateway.htm
EPA Region VII
http://www.epa.gov/rgytgrnj/
EPA Beach Watch
http://www.epa.gov/OST/beaches/
Mississippi River Watershed
http://www.epa.gov/msbasin/
Water Quality Criteria and Standards
http://www.epa.gov/ostwater/standards/
EPA Numeric Criteria
http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/
State Standards
http://www.epa.gov/ost/standards/wqslibrary/ia/ia.html
EPA Federal Register Documents
http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)
http://www.iowadnr.com/
IDNR Water Quality
http://www.iowadnr.com/water
TMDL and Water Quality Assessment Section (303d and 305b)
http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environment/WaterQuality/WaterMonitoring/WQAssessments.aspx
Iowa Water Quality Criteria (from IAC, 567, Chapter 61)
http://search.legis.state.ia.us/NXT/gateway.dll/ar/iac/5670___environmental%20protection%20commission%20__5b567__5d/0610___chapter%2061%20water%20quality%20standards/_c_5670_0610.xml?f=templates$fn=default.htm
Rule Reference Documents
http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/WaterQualityStandards/Rules.aspx
Fish Consumption Advisories (Fisheries)
http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environment/WaterQuality/WaterMonitoring/MonitoringPrograms/FishTissueMonitoring.aspx
Reporting a Spill
http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryLand/EmergencyPlanningEPCRA/SpillReporting.aspx
Water Quality at Iowa Beaches
http://www.iowadnr.gov/Recreation/BeachMonitoring.aspx
Iowa Geological Survey
http://www.igsb.uiowa.edu/
Iowa's Ambient Water Monitoring Program
http://www.igsb.uiowa.edu/wqm/
Watershed Initiative (gis)
http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environment/MappingGIS.aspx
Fish Kills
http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environment/WaterQuality/WaterMonitoring/FishKills.aspx
IOWATER Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring
http://www.iowater.net/
Fish Iowa 
http://www.iowadnr.com/fish/index.html

Des Moines 

Des Moines Water Works 
http://www.dmww.com/
Des Moines WWTP History
http://www.dmww.com/about-us/history/

University of Iowa

Hawkeye Area Water Quality Initiative
http://www.hawqi.engineering.uiowa.edu/
IIHR - Hydroscience & Engineering
http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/
Hygenic Laboratory
http://shl.uiowa.edu/index.html
Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination
http://www.cheec.uiowa.edu/

Iowa DOT

Iowa DOT weather/road information
http://www.state.ia.us/government/dot/
Road Construction Report
http://www.dot.state.ia.us/roadcons.htm

FDA

FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: Pesticides
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/pestadd.html
FDA/CFSAN Action Levels in Food
http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/GuidanceDocuments/ChemicalContaminantsandPesticides/ucm077969.htm

USDA

Agriculture Chemical Useage Report
http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1560
WQ Information Center
http://www.nal.usda.gov/wqic/
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NCRS)
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/home


US Fish & Wildlife Service

Neal Smith National Refuge
http://www.tallgrass.org/

National Institute of Health

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/

Professional Organizations

NALMS
http://www.nalms.org/
American Fisheries Society
http://www.fisheries.org/
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
http://aslo.org/
American Water Works Assn
http://www.awwa.org/
ASCE
http://www.asce.org/

Iowa Professional Organizations

Iowa Academy of Science
http://www.iacad.org/
ASCE, Iowa Section
http://www.iowaasce.org/
Iowa Water Pollution Control Assn
http://www.iawea.org/default.htm
Iowa Rural Water Assn
http://www.iowaruralwater.org/
Iowa Groundwater Assn
http://www.igwa.org/

Environmental Organizations

Iowa Environmental Council
http://www.iaenvironment.org/
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
http://www.inhf.org/
Iowa Sierra Club
http://www.sierraclub.org/ia/
Isaac Walton League (DM)
http://www.desmoinesikes.com/
Big Bluestem Audubon Society
http://www.bigbluestemaudubon.org/
Iowa Nature Conservancy
http://nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/iowa/
Iowa PIRG
http://www.iowapirg.org/
Iowa Soil & Water Cons. Soc.
http://www.iaswcs.org/
American Rivers
http://www.amrivers.org/
Raccoon River Watershed Association
http://web.mac.com/mikedelaney1/North_Raccoon/Raccoon_River_Watershed.html

Library Resources

e library ISU
http://www.lib.iastate.edu/
Internet Public Library: Reference
http://www.ipl.org/ref/

References / Tools

Weights and Measurements
http://www.barcodesinc.com/articles/weights-and-measurement.htm
Dictionary/Thesarus
http://www.m-w.com/
Iowa Map Room
http://geotree.geog.uni.edu/iowamaps/
Topozone for Coordinates
http://www.topozone.com
Common Weights and Measures
http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/links/weights/index.html
Iowa Administrative Code
http://www.legis.state.ia.us/IAC.html ; http://www.legis.state.ia.us/ACO/IAChtml/567.htm
Mileage Chart
http://www.controller.iastate.edu/travelinformation/mileageguideiowa.pdf Validator
http://validator.w3.org/
Lat/long converter
http://www.geology.enr.state.nc.us/gis/latlon.html
Excel Tips
http://excel.tips.net/

Additional General Links

Guide to Water Phenomena
http://www.umaine.edu/WaterResearch/FieldGuide/
Iowa Environmental Potpourri
http://www.cgrer.uiowa.edu/iowa_environment/
FedWorld Information Network
http://www.fedworld.gov/index.html
Lake and Water Word Glossary
http://www.nalms.org/water-words-glossary.cmsx
MSDS's on the Internet
http://www.ehs.iastate.edu/cms/default.asp?action=article&ID=100
InfoMine
http://infomine.ucr.edu/Main.html

Biological Guides

Fishes of Iowa
http://www.iowadnr.com/fish/iafish/iafish.html
Aquatic Insect Interactive Verification Program
http://www.entomology.umn.edu/midge/VSMIVP%20Key/English/VSMIVP.htm Marcoinvertebrate Key
http://www.people.virginia.edu/~sos-iwla/Stream-Study/Key/MacroKeyIntro.HTML 
IOWATER Macroinvertebrate Key
http://www.awag.org/Education/Macro_ID_IOWATER.pdf
Phytoplankton Image Library
http://www.cedareden.com/phyto.html
Iowa Herps
http://www.herpnet.net/Iowa-Herpetology/
Natureworks for Iowa
http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/iowa.htm
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Iowa
http://www.iowaodes.com/
Tree ID for Iowa
http://www.exnet.iastate.edu/pages/tree/

Equipment & Supplies

Wildco
http://www.wildco.com
Aquatic Sampling Company
http://www.aquasample.com/index.php
Point Four Systems (formerly Common Sensing)
http://pointfour.com/
Rickly Hydrological
http://www.rickly.com/
Forestry Suppliers
http://www.forestry-suppliers.com/
Ben Meadows
http://www.benmeadows.com
Lab Safety Supply
http://www.labsafety.com/
Thomas Register
http://www.thomasregister.com
Hach
http://www.hach.com
Fisher Scientific
http://www.fishersci.com
Ultra Scientific
http://www.ultrascientific.com
LaMotte
http://www.lamotte.com/
EPA Scientific Supply links
http://www.epa.gov/owow/monitoring/volunteer/stream/appendb.html
PowerVerters
http://www.provantage.com/PR_50026.HTM?TRPI00R

Jobs

Environmental Jobs in Iowa
http://www.ejobs.org/states/ia.html
Iowa State University Job Search
https://www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1195152941642
Univeristy of Iowa Job Search
http://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/index.php
IDNR Job Search (natural resources)
https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_home.asp?partnerid=25026&siteid=5018


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