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Recent News

$30M Gift Announced for UA's Biosphere 2

September 19, 2017

<p>As the world’s population nears 8 billion, a $30 million endowment from Edward P. Bass will enable Biosphere 2 to address some of the century’s most critical questions in food, water and energy security.</p>

A Tale of Two Hurricanes – and Two Cities' Readiness

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>

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>