In 2000, the UA started what would become one of the world's foremost powerhouses in water-related research.
How do changes in vegetation and climate affect our streams, lakes, aquifers and other water resources? How can we cope with changing water availability and distribution? How can we help cities, farms and others who strongly depend on water resources, predict how much water they will have at their disposal, and when?
To answer such questions, the University of Arizona started in 2000 what would become one of the world's foremost powerhouses in water-related research: SAHRA, or Sustainability of Semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas, one of five Science and Technology Centers funded through the National Science Foundation...