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Water, drought and flooding

August 11, 2020 ・ Molly Sharlach

Princeton’s vital research across the spectrum of environmental issues is today and will continue to be pivotal to solving some of humanity’s toughest problems. Our impact is built on a long, deep, broad legacy of personal commitment, intellectual leadership, perseverance…

Will It Rain? Monitoring Program Puts Crucial Info in Hands of Remotest Farmers

January 31, 2017 ・ Wendy Plump for the Office of Engineering Communications

Team of Princeton engineers have deployed an advanced drought and flood risk monitoring program for environmentally vulnerable regions in Africa and in Latin America. The program assimilates data that are plentiful but hard to analyze for those on the ground.

New Technology to Monitor the African Water Cycle

October 25, 2013 ・ Holly Welles

Eric Wood, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of Princeton University’s Program in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources, and his research team have developed a drought monitoring and forecast system for sub-Saharan Africa. The forecast…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

The Saga of Water Security in Kenya

July 25, 2013 ・ Igor Heifetz

This short film, “The River of Muddy Water,” looks at the many challenges to water security in Kenya by examining the confluence of Maasai farmers who rely on the Ewaso Ng’iro river for virtually all their water needs, the scientists…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Drought and Climate Change: Cloud Nein

November 30, 2012 ・ Holly Welles

Tracking Drought to Aid Disaster Relief

August 17, 2012 ・ John Sullivan, Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Science

Princeton System Tracks Drought to Aid Disaster Relief

February 24, 2012 ・ John Sullivan, News at Princeton