• 2023 EarthWeek, Transitions: Building an Informed Hope in the Face of Changing Climates

    2023 EarthWeek Activities and Events Calendar
    Tuesday, February 28, 2023
    EarthWeek Calendar of activities and events. Contact Abigail Kahlerat for details about pre-EarthWeek social activities for students: POV Photography contest, volleyball, and movie night! EarthWeek is an annual week-long event hosted by the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES). The week will celebrate the research being done in the seven departments within SEES (SNRE, AIR, ENVS, GEOS, HAS, LTRR, SGDE) and host a variety of other events celebrating the Earth and our relationships with it. This year's theme is Transitions: Building an Informed Hope in the Face of... Read More
  • Congratulations to Our 2023 College of Science Graduate Student Awardees in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service

    Monday, February 20, 2023
    Applause, applause! We are pleased to introduce our 2023 College of Science Graduate Student Awardees in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service who will be honored at a College of Science Reception later this spring: Mica Jarocki in Teaching Mica Jarocki has skillfully taught a large general education course in our department three times. She worked independently, made very insightful suggestions for improving the course, and received very strong student reviews. She is clearly a natural teacher (in addition to researcher)! Xiaojian Zheng in Scholarship Xiaojian Zheng has made tremendous progress... Read More
  • Bo Guo Wins Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

    HAS Assistant Professor Bo Guo
    Wednesday, January 25, 2023
    Congratulations to HAS Assistant Professor Bo Guo, recipient of a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his work in microscale processes controlling field-scale transport of surface-active contaminants in soil and groundwater. Guo stated, "The project goals are to advance the fundamental understanding of the thin-film-mediated retention and mass-transfer processes for surface-active contaminants in vadose zones and to develop a cross-scale framework that incorporates this new information to improve macroscopic transport models. The research will combine thin-film theory, ex... Read More
  • HAS Faculty Xiquan Dong, Ali Behrangi, and Baike Xi Receive Provost's Investment Fund (PIF) Award

    Tuesday, January 3, 2023
    Congratulations to HAS faculty members Xiquan Dong, Ali Behrangi, and Baike Xi who have received a $184K grant from the Fall 2022 Provost Investment Fund competition. Their successful proposal, Strengthening the UA contribution to NASA Earth System Atmospheric Observing System mission, was 1 of 9 awards made from among the 64 proposals submitted. Dong provided a brief description of the project: "The Atmosphere Observing System (AOS) is one component of the Earth System Observatory designed by NASA to provide key information to guide efforts related to climate change, natural hazard mitigation... Read More
  • Xubin Zeng Research Group at the HAS High-Altitude Observatory on Mount Lemmon

    Zeng Research Group on Mount Lemmon June 2022
    Thursday, July 14, 2022
    (Standing in front of the rock, left to right) HAS Professor Xubin Zeng, research scientist Amir Ouyed, research scientist Mike Brunke, doctoral student Brandon Mitchell, doctoral student Lauren Cutler, undergraduate researcher Annalisa Minke, and Master's student Tianyi He HAS Professor Xubin Zeng and members of his Land-Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction research group (LAOI) visited the HAS High-Altitude Observatory on Mount Lemmon on June 28, 2022, as part of a research retreat. The purpose of the retreat was to stimulate discussion about future research projects that could utilize the location... Read More