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Mojave Desert in winter
January 23, 2015 | CLIMAS

Seasonal outlooks for the Southwest predict above-average precipitation through the winter and into early spring.

Hexocover image
January 23, 2015 | UANews

A new technology invented at the UA offers a positive environmental impact by slowing the evaporation of water from bodies of water such as mining tailings ponds and reservoirs, while simultaneously generating solar energy.

Cracked earth
January 22, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

Neither rain nor snow nor even the presence of El Niño will provide relief any time soon from the drought Arizona is experiencing. Mike Crimmins, an associate professor and climate science extension specialist at the UA, said heavy rains have helped, but even that depends on what part of the state you're talking about. "We need good consistent rainfall from one season to the next," Crimmins said.

Snow on the Catalinas
January 21, 2015 | CLIMAS

Researchers discuss the state of the climate in 2014, including the record year for Arizona and the near-record year for New Mexico. They also talk about weather systems that affected our most recent temperature and precipitation patterns, the ongoing uncertainty with El Niño, and the state of precipitation and drought in the Southwest.

January 16, 2015 | USA Today

Federal scientists announce that 2014 was the hottest year on record, and human emissions of greenhouse gases are "causing the bulk of this warming" trend, says UA scientist Jonathan Overpeck.


Date & Time: Friday, February 6, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Speaker: Susanne Moser, Director, Susanne Moser Research & Consulting, Santa Cruz, CA
Location: Harvill 404
Date & Time: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - Friday, September 11, 2015
Location: NAU High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff, AZ


The University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, with financial support from the Institute of the Environment, has selected two UA faculty members to conduct environment-related research as Udall Center Fellows for 2013–2014.