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Scientists may now be able to predict forest die-off up to 19 months in advance

By Associated Engineering Press

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Within months, millions of trees had been lost statewide—a massive die-off whose seemingly abrupt onset left researchers like Mukesh Kumar shaken. “It really caught our eye,” recalls the University of Alabama ecohydrologist. “We couldn’t understand…why the trees died so suddenly.” Sources: PBSSciGlowNBC (Huntsville)Fox 6NBC (Montgomery)Scitech Europa

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: October 8, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features: