Land and Water Resources Engineering

2014_ISU_Engineering_552Welcome to the web pages of ABE’s Land and Water Resources Engineering focus area. We work to develop engineered solutions and best management practices that protect and conserve the soil and water resources of Iowa, our nation, and the world.

We teach, conduct research and provide extension services on topics such as water quality and pollution control, hydrology and drainage, and remote sensing and modeling.



Research and Extension Laboritories

Agricultural Drainage Research Group
ABE/Agronomy Research Farm
Program for Space-borne and Earth System Sustainability
Spatial Data Analysis Laboratory
Water Quality Research Laboratory (WQRL)
Animal Composting
Compost/Erosion Research and Demonstration Project
Emergency livestock mortality composting

Graduate Courses

Soil and Water Conservation Systems (Every Fall)
Soil and Water Monitoring Systems (Alt Spring)
Nonpoint Source Pollution (Alt Spring)
Erosion and Sedimentation (Alt Fall)
TMDL Development and Implementation (Alt Fall)