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Proper watershed management can reduce the impact forest fires and drought, and improve the quality and quantity of water from the Rio Grande headwaters.
Advanced treatment technologies can protect our environment and make contaminated water safe for drinking or other purposes.
Energy and Water
Energy and water are intertwined. Energy resource development can be limited by the availability of water, and water quality must be protected as energy resources are developed.
Dr. Gonzalez-Pinzon awarded NSF grant for wildfire disturbances
July 28, 2021
Dr. Ricardo Gonzalez-Pinzon, Associate Professor in CCEE, who specializes in water resources, has been awarded an NSF grant of $423,431 to investigate how far downstream wildfire disturbances propagate in fluvial networks. Read More...
UNM project on environmental behavior of metals receives Army Research Office funding
June 21, 2021
Researchers from The University of New Mexico have received a three-year, $370,000 award from the Army Research Office, an element of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory, to contribute to the fundamental understanding of chemical reactions affecting the fate of toxic metal mixtures in conditions relevant to earth and environmental systems. Read More...