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Enhancing resilience in cities: from grey to green infrastructure

Enhancing resilience in cities: from grey to green infrastructure

Many cities in the world have invested in grey infrastructure for stormwater management. Grey infrastructure usually includes storm drains, sewers, and combined sewer systems (CSS) – or systems that use a single pipeline network to transport stormwater runoff and... Read more »

Categories: Blog Green infrastructure Groundwater Resilience University of Arizona Urban drainage

University of Arizona IWSN doctoral student Tamee Albrecht selected as Carson Scholar for 2017

University of Arizona IWSN doctoral student Tamee Albrecht selected as Carson Scholar for 2017

The Carson Scholars Program (named after Rachel Carson, the pioneering conservationist and environmental writer) at the University of Arizona seeks to bring together interdisciplinary scholars who share an interest in the environment, social justice, and renewable energy. The program... Read more »

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Diversity as a key element of urban resilience

Diversity as a key element of urban resilience

As climate change increases the frequency of storm events, flooding risk, prolonged drought, and other hazards, enhancing resilience becomes the goal of cities worldwide. How can societies prepare for and address a multitude of disturbances that can threaten the... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Drought Ecosystems Flooding Groundwater Resilience University of Arizona