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October 23, 2014 | CLIMAS

UA researchers discuss the 2014 monsoon, focusing on the influence of tropical storm systems, record and near-record precipitation events, monsoon intensity and duration, and the ever-present promise of El Niño.

Students in Ellen McMahon's "Critical Issues in Design" course work on a mural o
October 22, 2014 | UANews

Ellen McMahon grew up in a home where science and art often collided — and is both an artist and a biologist. Now she wants her UA students to be environmentally sensitive and to see the difference their work can make.

This is the study site, Stordalen Mire in Abisko National Park in Sweden, just n
October 22, 2014 | reportingclimatescience.com

Scott Saleska's research, recently published in Nature, revealed that soil microbes have a significant effect on global climate change.

Bison at Tallgrass Prairie Preserve
October 20, 2014 | Phys.org

University of Arizona's Willem van Leeuwen will be working on a multi-institutional research project looking into how to slow the decreasing resilience of grasslands due to encroaching woody shrubs.

October 16, 2014 | CLIMAS

With the continuing prospect of a weak El Niño materializing later this fall, longer-term and seasonal outlooks forecast an increased probability of wetter and colder-than-average conditions. Short-term outlooks indicate an increased probability of above-average temperatures and below-average precipitation for the next few weeks.


Date & Time: Friday, November 7, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Marshall 531
Date & Time: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: Aaron Lien, Senior Researcher, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy; PhD student, Arid Lands Resource Sciences; Carson Scholar
Location: Borderlands Brewing (119 E. Toole Ave., Tucson)
Date & Time: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: Sarah Richman, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Carson Scholar
Location: Borderlands Brewing Co. (119 E. Toole Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701)


October 2, 2014 | Arizona Public Media
Gregg Garfin discusses climate change findings from the National Climate Assessment and what increased temperatures mean for public health in the Southwest.


September 23, 2014 | UANews

Agnese Nelms Haury dedicated her life to the preservation and understanding of cultures, ecosystems and landscapes; human rights and international relations; the Southwest; and the challenges facing indigenous people. Her bequest of more than $50 million to the UA Foundation will create the UA Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice to fund prestigious faculty chairs, visiting fellowships, student scholarships, conferences, an international prize, lectures and events, and collaborative research.


The University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, with financial support from the Institute of the Environment, has selected two UA faculty members to conduct environment-related research as Udall Center Fellows for 2013–2014.