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Researchers show how forested areas affect water resources in Florida

David Kaplan, Ph.D., associate professor in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment co-authored a new study to show that three factors can accurately predict water yield in forests: climate aridity, a combination of annual rainfall and dryness; hydrogeology,… Read More

Land-building wetland plants, champions of CO2 capture, can help counterbalance the effects of climate change

Peat bogs, salt marshes, mangrove forests and seagrass meadows cover only 1 percent of the Earth’s total surface but sequester more than 20 percent of all the CO2 absorbed by ecosystems worldwide. This unique property arises because plants build these… Read More

Civil Engineering Academic Advisor Receives NACADA Global Award

Sophie Spratley, Ph.D., an undergraduate academic advisor in civil engineering, was awarded the NACADA 2021 Global Award for her dissertation on “Leadership Development Opportunities for Professional Academic Advisors of Color at a Predominantly White, Land-Grant Institution.” Her dissertation used a critical race perspective to… Read More