• Updated! Hoshin Gupta Elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Association

    Photo HAS Regents Professor Hoshin Gupta
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    Our warmest congratulations go to HAS Regents Professor Hoshin V. Gupta who has been elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Association! Gupta will be formally recognized on Sunday evening, January 12, 2020, at the Presidential Forum and Awards and Fellows Presentation, an event which will kick off the week-long Centennial Celebration of the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting in Boston.* AMS Fellows are elected in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the atmospheric, oceanic, or hydrologic sciences during a substantial period of years. Updated! 2020 AME Awards a... Read More
  • Nick Matalas, One of HWR's Inaugural Faculty Members, Has Died

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    Nick Matalas, one of HWR's inaugural faculty members in the early 1960s, an icon of the U.S. Geological Survey, and former President of the American Geophysical Union's Hydrology Section, has died at the age of 88. Matalas was among the original group of "old men waiting at the Denver airport in 1960," which included John W. Harshbarger, Eugene S. Simpson, Thomas Maddock, Jr., and Luna Leopold, who went on to create the University of Arizona's Department of Hydrology and Water Resources. After completing his doctoral degree in civil engineering at Harvard, Matalas made his career with the U.S.... Read More
  • HAS Department and Hohai University Collaborate for New 3+2 Graduate Program in Hydrology

    Photo Martha PL Whitaker, Wen-hong Dai, Eric Betterton, and Guo-Yue Niu Agree MOU New 3+2 Degree Program
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Photo: Dr. Martha Whitaker, HAS Associate Professor of Practice, Dr. Wen-hong Dai, Professor and Associate Director, The Institute of Hydraulics and River Engineering Research, Hohai University, Dr. Eric Betterton, HAS Distinguished Professor and Department Head, and Dr. Guo-Yue Niu, HAS Associate Professor, who helped facilitate the initial connection between UA HAS and Hohai University.  We have some very exciting news to share! The UA Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences and The Institute of Hydraulics and River Engineering Research at Hohai University, Nanjing, have signed a M... Read More
  • Updated! Jennifer McIntosh Elected Fellow of the Geological Society of America

    Photo HAS Professor Jennifer McIntosh
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Our warmest congratulations to HAS Professor Jennifer McIntosh who has been elected Fellow of the Geological Society of America! UPDATE: Jen's citation was published in the July 2019 issue of GSA Today: "Jennifer McIntosh is a recognized leader in the field of hydrogeochemistry. Her work has greatly advanced our knowledge of basin fluids (gas and water) and critical zone interactions. She has led multiple cross-disciplinary research teams, prepared her undergraduate and graduate students well, and performed outstanding service for our community." --- Anna Martini, Professor of Geology and Envi... Read More
  • HAS Scientist Kyle Rine Sheds Light on Dust in the Desert Biome During Kyoto University-UA Biosphere 2's Space Camp Week

    Photo Kyle Rine with UA-B2 Space Camp Participants in B2 Desert Biome (Photo: KOLD13 News)
    Monday, August 12, 2019
    HAS Scientist Kyle Rine talks with UA-B2 Space Camp participants in the desert biome of Biosphere 2 (Photo Credit: KOLD13 News) HAS Scientist Kyle Rine was among a multidisciplinary group of UA faculty and staff participating in a new Space Camp held last week at Biosphere 2 north of the UA Main Campus. HAS Distinguished Professor and Department Head Eric Betterton was also among the UA faculty who convened the six-day camp. The B2 Space Camp is a new collaboration between Kyoto University and the UA to help students gain insight into the importance of cooperative space exploration and the com... Read More