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April 29, 2013 | Alumni Magazine
The Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) project at the UA focuses on a handful of key issues, from sustainable water-supply planning and the impacts of climate change on human health to examining the cost of protecting ecosystems against competing energy and water uses.
April 26, 2013 | UANews
Researchers at the UA's Tumamoc Hill have digitized 106 years of growth data on individual plants, making the information available for study by people all over the world. Knowing how plants respond to changing conditions over many decades provides new insights into how ecosystems behave.
April 24, 2013 | CLIMAS
Warming trends and other indicators suggest warmer-than-average conditions are in store for the May–July period in the Southwest; forecasts also call for below-average precipitation in northern Arizona and in all of New Mexico, but with higher uncertainty.
April 23, 2013 | UANews
The UA has been honored in the EPA's first-ever Campus Rainworks Challenge, a new design competition that inspires the next generation of landscape architects, planners and engineers to develop innovative green infrastructure systems. The proposed UA project would convert a campus parking lot into a common area with storm water retention basins, underground water harvesting cisterns and more.
April 22, 2013 | Arizona Daily Star
The UA's Project WET, which stands for Water Education for Teachers, is designed to teach elementary and middle school students about Tucson's water scarcity and how to conserve.