• El Dia del Agua y la Atmosfera Opens Earth Week 2019

    Photo 2019 El Dia del Agua y la Atmosfera Winners
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Photo (L to R): Jihyun Kim, Alissa White, Melissa Clutter, Kevin Strongman, Ambria Dell'Oro, Neha Gupta, & Tiffani Cáñez. After many months of preparation and hard work, the 29th El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera student research conference opened Earth Week 2019 yesterday at the Student Union Memorial Center. The day-long event featured fabulous posters, outstanding oral presentations, and congenial networking among students, faculty, alumni, friends, and visiting students. We're pleased to report that the event was a resounding success! The day began with a breakfast reception sponsored by... Read More
  • Arizona PBS Segment Features Research of Zeng and Colleagues

    Monday, March 11, 2019
    The research of HAS Professor Xubin Zeng and fellow colleagues was featured last week in an Arizona PBS segment on snowpack and snowmelt. The discussion panel also included Charlie Ester, Jr., HAS alumnus and current member of the HAS Advisory Board. Kudos! Read More
  • Jennifer McIntosh to Receive the 14th Annual Blitzer Award for Excellence in Teaching Physics and Related Sciences

    Photo HAS Professor Jennifer McIntosh
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Update 18 March 2019: You can now access the Blitzer Award Lecture video link here We are pleased and proud to announce that UA Distinguished Scholar and HAS Professor Jennifer McIntosh has been selected to give the 14th Annual Professor Leon and Pauline Blitzer Award for Excellence Lecture in the Teaching of Physics and Related Sciences! McIntosh will give a talk titled "Shrinking Groundwater Supplies: How Deep Can We Drill for Freshwater?" on Wednesday, March 13, at 4 pm in the Kuiper Space Sciences Building, Room 308. A reception just outside the lecture hall, co-hosted by the Department of... Read More
  • EOS Spotlight: Gupta and Razavi WRR Paper Featured Last Week

    Photo HAS Regents Professor Hoshin Gupta
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    A recent Water Resources Research paper published by HAS Regents Professor Hoshin Gupta and co-author University of Saskatchewan Assistant Professor Saman Razavi was selected to be featured in a EOS Research Spotlight last week. The paper, Revisiting the Basis of Sensitivity Analysis for Dynamical Earth System Models, was spotlighted on the website on February 21, 2019. The paper investigates the problem of global sensitivity analysis (GSA) of Dynamical Earth System Models and proposes a basis for how such analyses should be performed.  From the spotlight article's Plain Language Summa... Read More
  • 5-Year NASA Project "ACTIVATE" Ready for Takeoff

    Photo NASA ACTIVATE Project: Team Ready for Takeoff Feb 2019
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    Joint HAS Professor Armin Sorooshian, PI, and HAS Professor Xubin Zeng, Deputy PI, recently met with the full NASA ACTIVATE team at NASA's Langley Research Center to begin their $30M five-year collaborative project to study cloud-aerosol interactions over the western Atlantic. Two NASA research aircraft (shown above) will gather measurements from above, below, and within clouds over the western North Atlantic Ocean. Their investigation will focus on marine boundary layer clouds that play a critical role in our planet's energy balance. In an effort not to be late for their meetings, Sorooshian... Read More