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Nearly a Third of Mobile Bay Marshes Gone Since 1980s, Study Finds    /  UA News

About half a football field of marshes on the edges of Mobile Bay vanished annually over the past 35 years, according to a study by researchers at The University of…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Dr. Hamed Moftakhari by a large body of water

UA Engineering Faculty Member Awarded a 2020 Early-Career Research Fellowship

National Academies’ Gulf Research Program has named a University of Alabama engineering faculty member one of the 20 recipients of their 2020 Early-Career Research Fellowship. Dr. Hamed Moftakhari, an assistant…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: October 13, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research,    /    Features:   ,   

A family stands in their garage amid flood waters up to their knees

Millions more US homes are at risk of flooding than previously known, new analysis shows    /  CNN

“This is more evidence that shows our mapping system is not working efficiently and we need to fix it to better our understanding about flooding in the United States,” said…


Source: CNN    /    Published: July 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

ariel view of Engineering Quad

UA to lead study on farming in Deep South    /  NBC 13 (Birmingham)

The University of Alabama is set to lead a study on farming in the deep south, specifically irrigation-fed farming. According to The University of Alabama, that practice of farming isn’t as common…


Source: NBC 13 (Birmingham)    /    Published: July 27, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   , , ,   

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UA to Lead Study on Irrigation-Fed Farming Impacts in Deep South    /  UA News

Unique research led by The University of Alabama will study whether more irrigation-fed farms in the Deep South could lead to a more robust agriculture industry, possibly becoming an even greater economic engine.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 25, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

view of a flooded street corner with two people

Tidal floods driven by climate change may hurt small businesses    /  Science News

Sea level rise, driven by climate change, is causing increased flooding during high tides along much of the U.S. coastline. Though such floods are usually minor, a new study suggests…


Source: Science News    /    Published: February 19, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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