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Southwest Climate Outlook October 2016

October 20, 2016

Water year precipitation to date was below average in much of the Southwest, particularly in Southern California, most of southern Arizona, and western New Mexico, while northern Arizona and eastern New Mexico were average to above average. In a reversal from last month’s forecasts, La Niña is back on the horizon for this winter.

Diana Liverman

New Sustainable Development Initiative Launches at the UA

October 20, 2016

The University of Arizona's College of Social & Behavioral Sciences is excited to announce that it has established a new programmatic initiative on sustainable development & environment, focused on the role of the social sciences in solving the grand challenges of sustainable development. The initiative will be led by Diana Liverman, a Regents' Professor in the School of Geography and Development.