• NEW UPDATE: Xubin Zeng and Kyle Davis Issue Hurricane Forecast Early for 2020

    Saturday, June 13, 2020
    UPDATE: Xubin Zeng updated his original forecast on 6/12/2020, June 2020 Hurricane Prediction-UA. More information is available on Wikipedia under 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. UPDATE:  Xubin Zeng reported today (4/22/2020) that the article, UArizona Experts Predict a Very Active Hurricane Season, was published on on April 20. «» For the 2020 Hurricane Season--June 1 through November 30--HAS atmospheric scientists Kyle Davis and Xubin Zeng predict an active hurricane season over the North Atlantic: 10 hurricanes, including 5 major hurricanes. This year the research group also... Read More
  • Ali Behrangi Receives the University of Arizona Distinguished Scholar Award

    Photo Ali Behrangi
    Friday, May 8, 2020
    Congratulations to HAS Associate Professor Ali Behrangi for receiving the prestigious University of Arizona Distinguished Scholar Award!  This award was established to acknowledge outstanding mid-career faculty who are leading experts in their fields and highly valued contributors to the teaching, research, and outreach priorities set out in the University's Strategic Plan. His nomination was reviewed by a committee of distinguished faculty who wrestled with the challenges of reviewing the most outstanding mid-career faculty from across the entire campus. In his award letter, the review commi... Read More
  • First Virtual El Dia A Huge Success!

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    Congratulations to the HASSA Student Association and EDAA Planning Committee members for organizing the very first virtual El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera! From the heavily attended morning Career Panel to the afternoon marathon Q & A Sessions for oral and poster presenters, it was an amazing day! Attendees were unanimous in their praise of the event's organization and the quality of presentations. Thank you to our wonderful sponsors who made this year's event the most highly awarded HAS student conference to date. Kudos to the winners! LEGACY SPONSORS Montgomery Prize Best Oral Pr... Read More
  • HAS Grad Student Mostafa Javadian Creates App to Monitor NO2 Levels and Environmental Impact of Covid-19

    Thursday, April 9, 2020
    HAS doctoral student Mostafa Javadian and his faculty advisor, HAS Associate Professor Ali Behrangi, have some exciting new research to share! Using NASA and European Space Agency satellite data and Google Earth Engine, Javadian has created an app to monitor the NO2 levels in large cities around the entire globe. Javadian provided a short description and a sample image from this study which is provided below. If you'd like more information, please contact Mostafa at: or Professor Behrangi at:  Congratulations on this fine work! Using satellites t... Read More
  • HAS Joint Professor Adam Showman Has Died

    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    The University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has shared the news that HAS Joint Professor Adam Showman passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 16, 2020. His untimely passing has been felt widely in the international planetary science community. A Zoom Memorial Service for Showman will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at 1 pm MST. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Adam's family, friends, and colleagues. Read More