Tag: Climate

Society’s Growing Vulnerability to Natural Hazards

February 1, 2012

by Professor Julia Slingo, D Sc OBE Chief Scientist, UK Met Office Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. What was the Lecture About? Lecture title: Society’s Growing Vulnerability to Natural Hazards and Implications for Weather and Climate Research Recent…

Purpose of the Tree Project Study

May 7, 2011

In central Texas, periods of intermittent and unpredictable drought strain water resources necessary for human use and ecosystem health. Serious drought has been present at least once every decade of the 20th century (Riggio et al, 1987). The instrumental record…


Climate and Water Research, 2010

August 4, 2010

Taking advantage of state-of-the-art facilities and led by experts among its affiliated faculty, ESI helps sponsor, support, and conduct environmental science research across central Texas.  Like ESI, these research efforts transcend disciplinary boundaries.  Featured current projects include: Texas Climate Change…

Climate Change Studies Symposium at UT-Austin

February 22, 2010

Climate Change Studies Symposium at The University of Texas at Austin A symposium to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and research Over the past decade, the number of faculty who research Climate Change and the impacts have developed and broadened. The Environmental…