Scientists with the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research have received a four-year, $859,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to assess how cottonwood trees … Read more about NAU research team receives grant to study how trees adapt to insect damage and the changing environment
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases Vol. 1 of its fifth assessment report, the results of published investigations by several Northern Arizona University researchers are receiving renewed international attention.
The IPCC represents the world’s scientific community by periodically reporting on the state of knowledge about climate change. The organization follows an extensive peer-review process to independently assess all published information and to summarize the most relevant advances in climate science.
Bruce Hungate (Center for Ecosystem Science and… Read more
By Diana Frances Elder,
Associate Professor of Geomorphology
School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
Rain in July may only be half the story when it comes to wet weather in Flagstaff, but in 2013 it’s all we’ve been talking about.
Flagstaff’s July rainfall total of 7.58 inches tied for first place as the wettest since 1898 that has been recorded at Pulliam Airport by the National Weather Service. The same total was reached back in 1919, and… Read more