Raina Maier Named Interim Director of Institute of the Environment

Monday, September 25, 2017

<p>Renowned environmental scientist Raina Maier has been named interim director of the Institute of the Environment, a universitywide research institute that aims to identify and advance innovative solutions to environmental challenges in Arizona and around the world.</p>

Southwest Climate Outlook September 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

<p>After a slow start in June and a record-wet July, precipitation in much of the Southwest has been mostly absent since early August. The high-pressure ridge that helped hold Hurricane Harvey in place over Houston kept moisture from circulating into the Southwest. This year, the late-season monsoon has been particularly dry, with very few storms and limited tropical storm activity that might otherwise help boost seasonal totals</p>

A Tale of Two Hurricanes – and Two Cities' Readiness

Monday, September 18, 2017

<p>Vastly different approaches to city planning for long-term flood control resulted in differing outcomes for two of the cities hardest hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. A UA professor of planning and real estate development talks about what helped, and hindered, Houston and Jacksonville.</p>


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