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Fall Fest '17 with UA President Robert C. Robbins

September 26, 2017

Join us for the Institute of the Environment’s annual Fall Fest, to be held on Sept. 26, 2017, from 4:30 to 7pm in the ENR2 building.

We are excited to feature UA President Robert C. Robbins, who will speak on the strength of environment at UA. Prior to and after his presentation, mingle in the ENR2 courtyard to catch up with colleagues, enjoy complimentary food and beverages, and browse an Environmental Showcase of over 30 campus environmental programs and groups to learn about their work and opportunities for engagement.

Two Things to Know About the Hurricane Season of 2017

September 10, 2017

<p>UA researchers have been busy forecasting and studying this year's highly active hurricane season — and it isn't over yet. The season runs through November and could include even more destructive storms.</p>

Rio Grande-Bravo Outlook August 2017

August 26, 2017

<p>Forecasts favor above-average temperatures for all of the Rio Grande/Bravo Basin, and above-average precipitation for Texas, through November.</p>

UA Geoscientists Take a Crack at Paradox Basin's Underground Mysteries

August 22, 2017

<p>With the help of a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, geoscientists are gearing up to study subsurface fluid-rock systems, complex interactions between underground fluids such as oil or groundwater, and how they influence the rocks through which they move.</p>

SW Climate Outlook August 2017

August 17, 2017

<p>The 2017 monsoon started a bit later than average but more than made up that with numerous storms throughout much of July and early August. Tucson recorded its wettest July on record and second-wettest month on record, and it and many other stations across the region have already surpassed their normal cumulative values, with some even exceeding their seasonal (June 15 – Sept. 30) average.</p>