Environment, Energy and Natural Resources

Steven Archer, Fellow of Ecological Society of America

Steve Archer, professor in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, has been named a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Elected for life, fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to advancing or applying ecological knowledge in academics, government, nonprofit organizations and other areas. Archer was recognized for his novel integration of ecological, remote sensing and the earth science theory to advance the conservation and management of the word’s grassland and savanna ecosystems.

WRRC Brown Bag 2016 Weekly Seminar

Beth Kleiman will present, "The Water-Energy Nexus Dimension of the Central Arizona Projcet System Use Agreement" and Surabhi Karamelbar will present, "When the Turbines Stop Turning: Examining the Impacts of Drought on Power Production at Hoover Dam and Its Consequences for Entities in Arizona"

Each year, the Central Arizona Project (CAP) holds a competition for students conducting research on water issues facing the lower basin states (Arizona, California and Nevada). This year both first and second place prizes were awarded to students with strong connections to the WRRC.

WRRC Brown Bag 2016 Weekly Seminar

Water Resources research Center, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy and Consortium for Arizona-Mexico Arid Environments are honored to host Adriana Palma Nava to update us on policy directives for managing groundwater from the ISMAR9 conference held in June 2016.

WRRC Brown Bag 2016 Weekly Seminar

Time/Location: 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. / ENR2 Room S225 (1064 E. Lowell Street) 

Please note the special location for this Brown Bag Seminar. 

Speaker:  Dr. Fernando González Villarreal, Institute of Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) 

Deadline for WRRC Photo Contest-Growing with Water

Photographers are encouraged to use their imaginations to capture “Growing with Water,” in either urban or rural Arizona settings… flowers to farms, backyard and community gardens to vast agricultural fields, urban landscapes to mountain hideaways, it’s up to you! Get creative with interesting photo perspectives, unique detail shots, fascinating vistas, and people in action.

For official rules and more details, visit the Water Resources Research Center page with the link provided below.

University of Arizona ranked #1 among US Universities and #4 among institutions worldwide for top-cited environmental science publications


An article published recently in the peer-reviewed journal Science of the Total Environment found the University of Arizona to be the most productive university in the United States for top-cited publications pertaining to the field of "environmental science"—and the fourth most productive institution in this regard worldwide.


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