• Antonio Meira Elected to the AGU Student-Early Career Leadership Council

    Photo Antonio Meira Elected to AGU Student Early Career Leadership Council
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Congratulations to Antonio Meira, HAS doctoral student, who was recently elected to the American Geophysical Union's Student-Early Career Leadership Council! Antonio will begin his membership on the Student Council in January 2019. The AGU created this council of students and early career scientists to represent a large percentage of the AGU membership with the knowledge that they would bring a forward-looking perspective to the Council and to the AGU. These representatives serve as advocates to their peers from the organization and to the organization from their peers. The Council's three dis... Read More
  • NASA Awards $30M Five-Year Grant to Armin Sorooshian and Xubin Zeng

    Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    Our warmest congratulations go to HAS Joint Professor and PI Armin Sorooshian and HAS Professor and Deputy PI Xubin Zeng on their newly funded NASA project! NASA has just announced funding for the $30M five-year collaborative project to study cloud-aerosol interactions over the Western Atlantic. Collaborators include scientists and engineers from NASA's Langley Research Center and several other universities, research centers, and laboratories. Funding comes from NASA's Earth Venture-class program which funds projects investigating important but not well understood aspects of Earth system proce... Read More
  • David Gochis, UA HAS Alum and NCAR Scientist, Named AMS Fellow

    Photo Alumnus David Gochis
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    Bravo to David Gochis, UA HAS alumnus and NCAR scientist, who has been named a 2019 American Meteorological Society Fellow for his "outstanding contribution to atmospheric and hydrologic sciences through his career." David is currently the NCAR principal investigator on the WRF-Hydro Modeling System, an open-source community model that predicts streamflow and surface hydrology variables across the continental United States operating as the NOAA National Water Model. Gochis, who has presented seminars, guest lectured, and served on graduate exams in the HAS department, completed his Ph.D. in hy... Read More
  • Tom Galarneau Discusses Hurricane Florence with Huff Post and Local TV and Radio Stations

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    HAS Assistant Professor Tom Galarneau has been front and center with hurricane and weather commentary this week! He contributed to an article on Hurricane Florence published September 11 by the online publication Huff Post: Bigger, Slower, Rainier: What Does Florence Portend About the Future of Hurricanes?  He told the Huff Post that the big question is whether Florence will park itself offshore or over land, which could mean a huge difference in the amount of damage it does. "These flooding impacts can last several days and be over a much wider area than the typical rain and wind that you ex... Read More
  • Eric and Luise Betterton Host the Annual Welcome Party!

    Photo Annual Betterton Welcome Party Fall 2018
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    (Left to right): Luise Betterton, Kathleen Meixner, Tom Meixner, Eric Betterton, Rebecca Winter, Larry Winter, Ginger Zeng, and Xubin Zeng. The Annual Betterton Welcome Party for the Fall Semester 2018 was a smashing success! Eric and Luise Betterton hosted more than 120 faculty, staff, and new and continuing students at their home in Tucson on Saturday, August 18. The monsoon rains that threatened the event never materialized, so after an early evening swim, those new to the university got their first taste of Tucson's delicious Mexican food (pico de gallo mandatory, spicy salsa optional). T... Read More