It’s that time of year. In honor of Earth Week, students are showcasing their work in oral presentations and posters at events organized by their academic departments. This week the Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Science held its annual El Día del Agua y Atmósfera on Monday and the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science held “SWESx” on Wednesday and Thursday. Several students with connections to the WRRC participated in both events.
Register for the March 21 WRRC Conference Today! - #AZWaterFuture
Register for the March 21 WRRC Conference Today!
Registration for the WRRC's 2016 Annual Conference, "#AZwaterfuture: Tech, Talk, and Tradeoffs," is now open.
Registration fee is $125
Students are welcome to register for a special rate of $45.
WRRC Annual Conference
March 21, 2016
at the University of Arizona Student Union
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Interactive Reception 5:00 to 7:00 pm
The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) will hold its 2016 Annual Conference, #AZwaterfuture: Tech, Talk, and Tradeoffs, to consider emerging technologies, communication strategies, and policies to meet Arizona’s water needs into the future. Do not miss this opportunity to engage in a unique exploration of new ideas and innovative pathways for water management.
The University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center is offering a summer internship to a student interested in gaining experience writing about environmental and water issues. The selected intern will contribute to research and writing for an issue of Arroyo, the annual WRRC publication that focuses on a critical Arizona water issue. Arroyo is recognized as source of objective, accurate and understandable information and reaches a wide audience that includes policy makers and water professionals as well as the interested public.
On February 12, the WRRC hosted Marty Ralph, Director, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes and Researcher at UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography to discuss Atmospheric River Science. Rivers of water vapor in the sky, which is how Dr. Ralph describes atmospheric rivers, are key to understanding the character of storm fronts and precipitation in the western United States.
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Water Resources Research Center Photo Contest. This year we gave photographers only two criteria - that photos be water-related and that they be taken in Arizona.
Throughout the year, the Water Resources Research Center works tirelessly to bring trusted water information to Arizonans and to share Arizona's water story widely.