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CLIMAS - Arizona and New Mexico Average Precipitation
August 22, 2014 | CLIMAS

UA researchers Zack Guido and Mike Crimmins discuss variability and timing of monsoon precipitation and why frequent and sustained moisture might matter more than heavy infrequent rains (for drought, especially)

August 21, 2014 | CLIMAS

With about a month remaining in the 2014 monsoon season, southeast Arizona, the higher elevation areas in central Arizona, and west-central Arizona have generally experienced above-average precipitation

August 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

Diana Liverman, co-director of the Institute of the Environment, writes about teaching environmental studies more positively.

August 12, 2014 | CLIMAS

Alan Forrest, director of Tucson Water, discusses various strategies that Tucson implemented to deal with potential water shortages, the conservation and recapture efforts in areas of municipalities in southern Arizona, and the practical realities of providing municipal water to an growing population in the Southwest.

Robert Glennon
August 12, 2014 | National Public Radio

Crops like alfalfa hay are important to Arizona's economy, but they also consume 80 percent of Colorado River water in the Southwest, which is facing record-setting drought. Robbert Glennon, UA Regents' Professor of Law and Public Policy, suggests some solutions, like temporary suspension of summertime irrigation, could help water conservation efforts.


Date & Time: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Sundt Gallery - UA College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture
Special Event
Date & Time: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Speaker: Cathy Robinson, Senior Research Scientist, Geography, Human Ecology & Sustainability, CSIRO Australia
Location: Harvill 404
Date & Time: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Jackson, Director of the Department of the Interior Southwest Climate Science Center
Location: University of Arizona Campus


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.