UI Researchers Collect River Sediment to Check for PCB Presence

Saturday, May 26, 2012

By Tim Schoo
University of Iowa

Brad Reuter looks at a filled core sampling tube

Brad Reuter, who works for
IIHR, examines a fresh core
sample taken from the
Mississippi River. Photos by
Tim Schoon.

A team of University of Iowa engineers recently spent a day on the Mississippi River collecting core samples in an effort to learn more about the river. Iowa Now tagged along to take pictures of the process.

For more on the project and additional photos, go to http://now.uiowa.edu/2012/05/sample-exercise.