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  • Ty Ferre Named 2016 Darcy Lecturer

    Photo Ty Ferre
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    Dr. P.A. Ty Ferré, Professor of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences at The University of Arizona, has been very busy this year traveling across the U.S. and around the world fulfilling his role as the 2016 Henry Darcy Lecturer* in Groundwater Science. Ferré presented his talk, "Seeing Things Differently:  Rethinking the Relationship Between Data, Models, and Decision Making,"  to the UA community earlier this year as the keynote speaker for the annual El Día del Agua y La Atmósfera conference. Ferré has been a member of the University of Arizona Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences faculty since... Read More
  • New Faculty Publication on Water Scarcity

    Photo Book Cover Water Bankruptcy
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016
    (previously published on the HWR50 website in July 2016) "Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty," a new publication written by HAS faculty members and affiliates Franck Poupeau, Hoshin Gupta, Aleix Serrat-Capdevila, Maria Sans-Fuentes, Susan Harris, and Lazslo Hayde, has just been released by the CRC Press as part of the UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series. The book features: Focus on water quality management from diverse and internationally comparative perspectives Special attention to the socio-economic dimension of drought in the American Southwest, especially in southern Arizona Reasons for s... Read More
  • COS Grad Student Awardees for 2016

    Photo 2016 Grad Student Awardees
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    (previously published on the HWR50 website in June 2016) Applause, applause! Congratulations to our 2016 College of Science Graduate Student Awardees in Scholarship, Service, and Teaching.  Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences awardees include (from left to right): Rodrigo Valdes (Hydrology-Teaching) Ben Paras (Hydrology-Scholarship) Brianna McClure (Hydrology-Service) Kerrie Geil (Atmospheric Sciences-Service) Timothy Lahmers (Atmospheric Sciences-Teaching) Wenfu Tang (Atmospheric Sciences-Scholarships) Read More
  • Thomas Meixner Lead Author in Report on "How Climate Change Will Affect Western Groundwater"

    Photo Tom Meixner
    Monday, February 15, 2016
    Thomas Meixner, professor and associate department head, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, is the lead author on a paper outlining How climate change will affect western water, recently featured at the online site Physics.org. Christopher Castro, associate professor, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, and 15 other experts in climate change and in hydrology co-authored the report. By 2050, climate change will increase the groundwater deficit even more for four economically important aquifers in the western U.S.  The publication is the first to integrate scientists' knowledge about groundwate... Read More
  • Impact on the Profession: Alumni and Current Students and Faculty Feature Prominently at 2015 AGU Meeting

    Friday, December 4, 2015
    The annual December meeting of the American Geophysical Union will feature an outstanding roster of HWR alumni, current students, and faculty when it convenes the week of December 14 in San Francisco. Meeting up with alumni is always a pleasure, but this year the timing is impeccable because the department will celebrate its 50th anniversary on the UA campus March 31-April 2, 2016. In less than two weeks, current students and faculty will be generating some Wildcat enthusiasm for this event to encourage alumni to make the trek back to campus next spring. Take a look at the sessions the departm... Read More

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