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  • 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
  • Undergrad and NGWA Scholar Erin Gray Featured in NGWA Newzine

    Photo Erin Gray
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015
    (previously published at HWR website in 2015) Kudos to Erin Gray, a new undergraduate student in Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources! Recently, Erin was named a recipient of the Len Assante Scholarship from the National Ground Water Association.  She will receive her award  beginning with the Fall Semester 2015.  Erin's remarkable path to the field of hydrology was recently featured in the National Ground Water Association Newszine.  You can read her inspiring story here. Read More
  • Peter Troch Appointed Inaugural Haury Chair in Environment and Social Justice

    Photo Peter Troch
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    Our warmest congratulations go to Dr. Peter A. Troch, HWRS Professor and Biosphere 2 Science Director, who has been appointed as one of four inaugural Haury Chairs in Environment and Social Justice!  [Note: Faculty fellows in this program serve for two years.] Sponsored by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program, UA Foundation, the Haury Chairs in Environment and Social Justice honor and reward outstanding UA faculty members who work on environment, social justice, and/or the southwest.  Along with Alison Deming, Professor of English, Takeshi Inomata, Professor of Anthopolgy, and Xubin Zeng, Professor... Read More

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