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Dr. Filley to Co-Lead Partnership with Peruvian University
11-02-2017
Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation signed a strategic research and commercialization alliance on Tuesday (Oct. 31) with the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA) in the Arequipa region of Peru to accelerate the development of sustainable solutions to the linked socioeconomic and environmental challenges impacting use and supply systems for the region’s food, water and energy.

Dr. Huber's Research Discovers Source of Urban Cooling Effect
10-31-2017
As Earth’s climate continues to warm, the urban heat island effect raises concerns that city-dwellers will suffer more heat stress than their rural counterparts. However, new research suggests that some cities actually experience a cooling effect.

EAPS to Host Alumni Reception at Geological Society of America Meeting
10-13-2017
As Earth’s climate continues to warm, the urban heat island effect raises concerns that city-dwellers will suffer more heat stress than their rural counterparts. However, new research suggests that some cities actually experience a cooling effect.

Research by Dr. Niyogi Helps Predict Heavy Rains in Monsoon Regions
09-08-2017
As heavy flooding events, including those in Houston, Texas, and Mumbai, India, continue, research teams from Purdue University and India have been working on improving the models that can help predict heavy rainfall from weather events.

Research by Dr. Shepson reveals questions about air pollution
09-07-2017
New measurements of molecular iodine in the Arctic show that even a tiny amount of the element can deplete ozone in the lower atmosphere.

 

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