How Cold Was the Ice Age? Researchers Now Know

Scientists' ice age "hindcast" may shed light on future climate.

Fun Science Games You Can Play On Twitter

Looking for a new activity to do while staying home to social distance? 

A number of scientists host weekly games and challenges on Twitter. Players get to have fun for free while learning trivia about the natural world.

Decoding the Skies: The Impact of Water Vapor on Afternoon Rainfall

The role of incoming water vapor in rainfall has been a complex area of study, but new research shows water vapor is a vital piece of the puzzle.

Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic

Data visualization and mapping are valuable tools in the fight against COVID-19. Geoscientists can help healthcare workers and shape public policy.

5 Things You Should Know About the Earth’s Warming Ocean

Climate change has caused record-breaking ocean temperatures, and that means more dangerous storms, trouble for coral reefs and big changes for our marine ecosystems.

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Data, Informatics & Modeling

Informatics, artificial intelligence and big data play a crucial role in 21st century environmental research. UArizona is dedicated to developing and applying big data analytics, informatics networks, computer models and remote sensing systems within and across regions, disciplines and research contexts.