Shanghai ARWU Ranks UA as World's Number 1 Program in Water Resources

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities has recognized the University of Arizona as the world's Number 1 program in Water Resources. The ranking is based on the number of papers authored by an institution in an academic subject, the ratio of citation of papers published to the average citations of papers in the same category, the number of papers published in top journals, the amount of international collaboration, and the total number of staff members that have won significant awards.

This ranking reflects well on the entire community of water scientists and researchers at the university that includes

scientists and researchers from units such as the:

  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences--Geosciences, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, Laboratory for Tree-Ring Research
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences--Agricultural and Resource Economics, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, and Soil, Water, and Environmental Science
  • College of Engineering--Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, and Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences--School of Geography and Development
  • Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs--Arid Land Resource Sciences, Global Change, and Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis

individuals from the numerous research groups and centers, such as the:

  • Arizona Laboratory for Emerging Contaminants
  • Arizona Meteorological Network
  • Arizona Remote Sensing Center
  • Biosphere 2, including the Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO)
  • Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS)
  • Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS)
  • Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC)
  • Institute of the Environment
  • Water Resources Research Center

and many, many others not listed here whose work focuses on our world's water resources. We can only solve these problems together.

Congratulations to each and every one of our colleagues!