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  • Ali Behrangi PI on a New 2.5 Million NASA Grant to Advance Precipitation Data Record in High Latitudes

    Photo Ali Behrangi
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Congratulations to Ali Behrangi, Associate Professor of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, recently named as the Principal Investigator for a new $2.5 million NASA grant to advance the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) over high latitude regions. With the 5-year grant, Behrangi will lead an international team of experts from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), the University of Maryland, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Utrecht University (the Netherlands), Environment Canada, and the University of Hamburg (Germany). GPCP is a global observational precipitation product t... Read More
  • What a Day! The 28th Annual El Dia del Agua y la Atmosfera Launches Earth Week 2018

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    What a day! On Monday, April 9, the 28th Annual El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera , the annual HAS student research conference, launched the School of Earth and Environmental Science's EarthWeek 2018 activities in the Grand Ballroom of the Student Union Memorial Center. EarthWeek activities continued on Tuesday with Tree Ring Day, on Wednesday with the SEES Joint Poster-Oral Plenary Sessions and the EarthWeek Keynote speaker, on Thursday with three primary sessions--GeoDaze, SWESx, and SNRExpo, and will conclude Friday with the final day of GeoDaze. Our special guest luncheon speaker was Lt. Col.... Read More
  • Meixner and Niraula Study a Lead Article in the Environmental Monitor Journal

    Monday, December 18, 2017
    The recently published Meixner-Niraula study on groundwater recharge in the west has just been showcased in the online Environmental Monitor Journal in their December 15 lead article, Baking in the Sun: How Groundwater Recharge is Likely to Change as the Climate Does.  Details of the study were announced in an earlier HAS news article here. If you have questions about this research project, please contact the authors: Rewati Niraula at the Texas Institute of Applied Environmental Research at niraula@tiaer.tarleton.edu and Thomas Meixner at the Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences a... Read More
  • Front Page News for Zeng and Galarneau

    Photo Thomas Galarneau and Xubin Zeng
    Monday, December 11, 2017
    On Saturday, December 8, HAS Professors Xubin Zeng and Thomas Galarneau made the front page news of the Arizona Daily Star with the leading story, Two UA researchers correctly predicted active Atlantic hurricane season. In a September HAS news article, Hurricane Season 2017: It Isn't Over Yet, the two HAS faculty members accurately predicted an abnormally busy and intense Atlantic hurricane season, while other forecasting centers predicted otherwise. Along with former graduate student Kyle Davis and former professor Elizabeth Ritchie, they developed their forecasting model in 2015. Read more a... Read More
  • Yiyi Huang Selected as 2018 Carson Scholar

    Photo Yiyi Huang 2018 Carson Scholar
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    A round of applause and warm congratulations to Yiyi Huang, HAS doctoral student, who has been selected as a 2018 Carson Scholar!  The Carson Program, named for legendary scientist, conservationist, and author Rachel Carson, supports graduate students who are committed to interdisciplinary research on environment and society and is designed to further their capacity to communicate their work to the public and decision makers through training in writing, media, and outreach. Carson Scholars are financially supported by the UA Institute for the Environment (which administers and sponsors the pro... Read More

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