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20 Experts Predict The Most Significant Weather And Climate Advances Of The Next Decade    /   Forbes

We seem to be at the edge of a transition from an idea about humans dominating nature and controlling the natural world to the notion that human life is dependent…


Source: Forbes    /    Published: December 31, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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NASA airborne campaign catches the drift of snow water    /  Phys.org

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—the time NASA’s SnowEx campaign hits the skies and ground of the world’s snowy places, measuring snow properties to understand how much water…


Source: Phys.org    /    Published: December 26, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Remote Sensing Center, Research    /    Features:   , ,   

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Thanksgiving, Christmas have different causes for car crashes    /  NBC (Montgomery)

The results of a University of Alabama study on crashes during the holidays is out, specifically looking at the difference between crashes around Christmas and new year’s, compared to thanksgiving….


Source: NBC (Montgomery)    /    Published: December 25, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Alabama researchers help drill for ancient ice    /  AL.com

University of Alabama researchers played a role in developing radar that will help recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica, part of an international effort to better understand…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: December 23, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Remote Sensing Center, Research    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA Engineers Help Find Site to Drill for Antarctica’s Ancient Ice    /  UA News

A unique radar developed by engineering researchers at The University of Alabama helped find the location to recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica as part of an international effort to better understand the Earth’s climate history.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 20, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Remote Sensing Center, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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All available State Troopers put on Christmas travel period patrol    /  WSFA.com

The number of traffic crashes tends to go up around the holidays. The Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama offers these tips to keep you and…


Source: WSFA.com    /    Published: December 19, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research   

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Thanksgiving, Christmas Have Different Causes for Car Crashes    /  WVUA

Holidays are soon approaching, and traffic is always heavy as people travel to and from their destinations. The Center for Advanced Public Safety are tracking data to really target where…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: November 23, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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MHP unveils new electronic crash reporting system    /  WJTV

The Mississippi Highway Patrol on Wednesday unveiled a new system designed to be more efficient when troopers write reports on crashes across the state. The new system is called eCrash….


Source: WJTV    /    Published: November 22, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research   

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Thanksgiving, Christmas Have Different Causes for Car Crashes    /  UA News

Crashes caused by drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol are more prevalent around Christmas and New Year’s Day, while crashes the days around Thanksgiving are concentrated around typical rush hours, according to a University of Alabama study.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 21, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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The ridesharing impact on drunk driving    /  Fox 6 on 10/31

Uber and Lyft driving have become popular side hustles for people around the world. But for one driver the ride sharing services are more than just a full-time gig. “Oh…


Source: Fox 6 on 10/31    /    Published: November 1, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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.