A new forecast created by UT Austin and the Texas Water Development Board should better predict summer droughts in Texas. The forecast shows a rainy summer across the state.
Assistant Professor Josh Busby focuses on climate change vulnerability in Africa and how enhanced preparedness could save millions of lives.Read more
Cockrell School of Engineering Faculty Partner with IBM to Accelerate Real-Time Flood Prediction Technology
Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering and IBM have applied advanced analytics to river systems, weather and sensor data, to predict the Guadalupe River's behavior more than a 100 times the normal speed. Simulating thousands of branches at a time, this technology could help provide up to one week warning of a flood, allowing more time for disaster prevention and preparedness.Read more
In anticipation of overnight weather conditions, the university will not open until 10 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 24).Read more
Earth Day 2008 will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from building sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.Read more