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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:   , , ,   

Scientific charts showing months of floods, Atmospheric Fields, and locations of floods

Atmospheric Circulation Patterns Associated with Extreme United States Floods Identified via Machine Learning    /  Nature.com

The massive socioeconomic impacts engendered by extreme floods provides a clear motivation for improved understanding of flood drivers … Affiliations: Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama,…


Source: Nature.com    /    Published: May 11, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Researchers Find Patterns Associated with Extreme Floods    /  UA News

Extreme floods across the continental United States are associated with four broad atmospheric patterns, a machine-learning based analysis of extreme floods found.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 10, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA professor gets grant to better predict and prepare for droughts    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A University of Alabama professor has received a $473,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help improve drought monitoring and predictions.


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 7, 2018    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Professor to Advance U.S. Drought Monitoring and Prediction    /  UA News

With a NOAA grant from the UA Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research will help improve scientists’ ability to predict when and where our country is most at risk of drought.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 27, 2018    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

New UA Center to Focus on Water Science and Engineering    /  UA News

A new research center at The University of Alabama aims to improve accuracy of data and reduce uncertainty for water management and emergency preparedness.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 25, 2018    /    Posted in:   Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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