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.
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
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.
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.
Please note the special location for this Brown Bag Seminar.
Speaker: Dr. Fernando González Villarreal, Institute of Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Joan Curry recieved this year's David E. Cox Teaching Award. Curry was born and raised near St. Louis. She graduated in the third class that included women at the US Naval Academy in 1982, served as a Naval Officer for 6 years and then went to graduate school at UC Davis, earning a PhD in Chemistry in 1992. After a postdoctoral appointment at Purdue and the Australian National University she joined the CALS faculty in Soil, Water and Environmental Science.
Matthew (“Matt”) Mars is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Leadership and Innovation in the Department of Agricultural Education in CALS. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses that span the topics of entrepreneurial leadership and innovation in agricultural and community-based settings and environments. Matt is also the Director of Graduate Studies and the Coordinator of the Leadership and Communication curriculum in the Agricultural Education department.
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.
The University of Arizona has hired attorney Cindy DeLancey as the first executive director of the Natural Resource Users Law and Policy Center. DeLancey begins her appointment on Sept. 6, 2016.
The award recipients represent a range of disciplines, including engineering, linguistics and anthropology.