Topic: Weather

The big question in climate vulnerability

Oct. 19, 2011
The big question in climate vulnerability

Assistant Professor Josh Busby focuses on climate change vulnerability in Africa and how enhanced preparedness could save millions of lives.

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Cockrell School of Engineering Faculty Partner with IBM to Accelerate Real-Time Flood Prediction Technology

Aug. 23, 2011

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.

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Weather concerns cause delayed opening Feb. 24

Feb. 23, 2010
Weather concerns cause delayed opening Feb. 24

In anticipation of overnight weather conditions, the university will not open until 10 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 24).

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Experts for Earth Day 2008: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

April 16, 2008

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.

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