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  • Hoshin Gupta Named (Again!) to Highly Cited Researchers List

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    Saturday, December 22, 2018
    Congratulations to HAS Regents Professor Hoshin Gupta on his recent selection (again!) as a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics! Hoshin was named in his field (ranked in environment/ecology) and more generally "across fields," a new distinction this year. Those named to the Highly Cited list are among an elite group recognized for exceptional research demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. This distinction derives not from Clarivate Analytics but from Hoshin's peers who have, time and... Read More
  • It's the 2018 Issue of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences News for Alumni and Friends!

    Friday, December 21, 2018
    It's the 2018 issue of the Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences News for Alumni and Friends!  Click on the full screen icon on the bottom right of the ISSUU image to view the newsletter in full screen.  Enjoy! Please send us your news and comments. Our door is always open!   All the best to you in 2019! Read More
  • Xubin Zeng Elected AAAS Fellow

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    Wednesday, December 19, 2018
    Congratulations to HAS Professor Xubin Zeng on his election as a 2018 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world's largest general scientific society. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed on AAAS members by their peers. An induction ceremony will be held February 15, 2019, during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Xubin holds the Agnese N. Haury Chair in Environment at the University of Arizona, is Director of the UA Climate Dynamics and Hydrometeorology Center, and co-chairs the UA Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Commit... Read More
  • Declining Snowpack Over Western U.S. - Xubin Zeng and team map 35 years of change at a finer scale

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    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    A team of researchers led by UA HAS Professor Xubin Zeng has mapped exactly where in the Western U.S. snow mass has declined from 1982 to 2016. The team mapped the changes in snow mass onto a grid of squares 2.5-miles on a side over the entire contiguous U.S. "A person could practically find the trend for their neighborhood," said first author Zeng. "Grid size for previous studies was about 40 miles on a side. This is the first time anyone has assessed the trend at the 2.5-mile by 2.5-mile pixel level over the 35-year period (1982-2016)." Researchers found that in some areas of the Western U.S... Read More
  • Groundwater in Peril: Jennifer McIntosh Finds U.S. Groundwater Supply Falls Short of Estimation

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    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    The U.S. groundwater supply--the primary source of domestic water for about half the U.S. population--is smaller than orginally thought, according to a new research study that includes UA HAS faculty member, Jennifer McIntosh. McIntosh recently spoke with Arizona Public Media's Arizona 360 host and producer, Lorraine Rivera, about nationwide groundwater supplies falling short of previous estimates. She explained that recent findings show the availability of fresh groundwater resources is about half of what was estimated in earlier studies and that drilling deeper wells may not be a good long-t... Read More

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