Science Communication on Exhibit at UA MuseumOctober 18, 2016
Seven UA scientists will lead hands-on activities to teach the community about their research. Scientists include Ecology and Evolutionary Biology graduate student Sarah Richman, director of MMT Observatory G. grant Williams, and School of Geography and Development assistant professor Greg Barron-Gafford.
Internships Give a Career Boost to Geosciences Transfer StudentsOctober 12, 2016
The UA Department of Geosciences program provides transfer students from community colleges with paid internships with Tucson-area businesses and agencies.
Four Questions: Communities and Rising Natural Disaster CostsOctober 10, 2016
Laura A. Bakkensen explains why natural disaster resilience has become a common policy goal, with billions of dollars being spent around the world to try to achieve it.
Oct 2016 CLIMAS SW Climate Podcast - Monsoon Leftovers Edition - SW Monsoon Recap and CommentaryOctober 10, 2016
In this episode of the CLIMAS SW Climate Podcast, Mike Crimmins and Zack Guido recap the Southwestern monsoon, with an eye towards how various regions of the Southwest fared in terms of storm events and seasonal totals. They also discuss the different events that contribute to seasonal totals during the official monsoon (June 15 - Sept 30), as well as what some of the best case and worst case monsoon totals might look like in a thought experiment regarding monsoon extremes. They close out with a brief discussion of La Niña (or the lack thereof), and a look towards what fall and winter might have in store given the current (uncertain) conditions.
'Microbial Pac-Man' May Soon Hit 'Game Over'October 10, 2016
Is the permafrost ecosystem about to experience a complete collapse in the next 100 years? A UA team of researchers is trying to find out.