Southwest Climate Outlook May 2017May 18, 2017
<p>April precipitation was average to above average in New Mexico, while most of Arizona was below average, including record-dry conditions in the southwestern corner of the state. Snowpack and snow water equivalent have declined in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. Much of the West has seen improvements in drought conditions.</p>
New Guide Helps Preserve Nation's Cultural TreasuresMay 15, 2017
UA researcher Alison Meadow contributed to a strategic guide designed to help the National Park Service manage cultural sites and protect them from the threat of climate change.
Roasting Coffee Leaf Rust with Climate InformationMay 15, 2017
University of Arizona researchers are brewing up a solution to a costly and detrimental fungus to help Jamaican coffee farmers, and save the daily cup of joe.
Leaf to Landscape Project Asks Forests How They’re Faring During DroughtMay 15, 2017
New remote sensing tools and collaborative research helps land managers track trees' responses to severe drought in the Sierra Nevada range.
Report: A Campus Conversation on SustainabilityMay 10, 2017
On January 17 2017 faculty, staff and students from the University of Arizona convened to discuss sustainability across campus and make recommendations on how we could become more sustainable on a number of dimensions. This report provides an overview of the event and lists recommendations made by participants.