The images of the featured students dissertations are interpretive representation of each one's research work.
America's Environmental Magna Carta- The National Environmental Policy Act
Speaker: Dinah Bear, former lead counsel on the White House Council on Environmental Quality will talk on the National Environmental Policy Act and its application to the proposed Rosemont copper mine project near Tucson.
the lecture is part of the course "Use and Management of Arid Lands" (ARL 642).
When: 3:30 PM Thursday, January 21, 2016
Where: Room S107, ENR 2
Congratulations to Fernando De Oliveira Mayorga who successfully his final oral Dissertation Defense:
When: December 10, 2015
Title of Dissertation: “GROWTH, EQUITY, AND SUSTAINABILITY: A CASE STUDY OF THE IMPACTS OF GREEN REVOLUTION CHANGE IN CEARÁ, NORTHEAST BRAZIL.”
Karletta Chief -new ALRS Faculty Member
Dr. Karletta Chief is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Specialist in the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. Read more.
ALRS Fall 2015 Student Retreat Photo Gallery
Photos of the the Arid Lands Resource Sciences Fall 2015 Retreat can now be viewed at
Special thanks to America Nallely Lutz Ley for providing us with these pictures.
RECENT SUCCESSFUL DISSERTATION DEFENSES
Arin Haverland successfully passed her final oral defense.
When: July 29, 2015 (Wednesday)
Where: Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Conference Room
Title of Dissertation: "Considering Climate Change through Global Water Initiatives"
Samuel Chambers did his final oral defense:
When: May 13, 2015 (Wednesday) at 9:00 AM
Where: OALS 113
TITLE OF DISSERTATION:
“Corridors and Elk Migration: A Comparative Analysis of Landscape Connectivity Models and GPS Data in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem"
Adriana Zuniga Teran has also successfully passed her final oral defense.
When: April 8, 2015 (Wednesday)
Where: OALS 113
Title of Dissertation: "From neighborhoods to wellbeing and conservation: Enhancing the use of greenspace through walkability"
Kelly Mott LaCroix has successfully defended her dissertation:
When: December 12, 2014
Where: Water Resources Research Center
Title of Dissertation: “Advancing Water Management Through Methods to Assess Environmental Flow Needs and Improve Stakeholder Engagement.”
Adriana Zuniga Teran's Travel Report to New Orleans
Adriana Zuniga Teran, ALRS Ph.D. candidate attended the Greenbuild 2014 International Conference in New Orleans last October. Read more and see pictures of her attendance at this conference here.
Congratulations to Omar Youssef for his new award!
Omar Youssef teamed up with Elmira Shoajed and Mohamed El Zomor, both MS students in the UA Architecture program; their team was declared the runner-up in the Campus Sustainability Case Study Award at the 2014 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability (AASHE) Awards.
ALRS Fall 2014 Welcome Reception Photo Gallery
Photos of the the Arid Lands Resource Sciences Fall 2014 Welcome Reception can now be viewed. at http://alrs.arizona.edu/alrs-fall-2014-welcome-reception-students-and-faculty