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Nov. 13, 2015--Asia Dowtin, a doctoral candidate in the University of Delaware Department of Geography’s ecohydrology group, led by professor Delphis Levia, is studying how water and nutrients are transported from the tree canopy to the soil below.

Nov. 4, 2015--A UD scientific research team dove in the OceanGate human-operated submersible Cyclops 1 near the outer breakwater of the Delaware Bay on October 29, the first time the sub has been used on the East Coast of the United States.

Oct. 15, 2015--University of Delaware marine scientists Kathryn Coyne and Mark Warner have received new funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study harmful algal blooms — a scientifically complex and potentially economically damaging coastal issue.

Oct. 15, 2015--International expert James (Jai) Syvitski will address the cumulative impact of humans on the landscape at the John R. Mather Visiting Scholars Lecture Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Gore Recital Hall at the Roselle Center for the Arts on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Oct. 13, 2015--Applications are due on Friday, Oct. 23, for Pitch:90, the fast-paced elevator pitch competition sponsored by the Delaware Environmental Institute that shines a spotlight on student research at the University of Delaware while developing students’ communication skills.

Oct. 8, 2015--Members of the University of Delaware community, as well as regional farmers and growers, gathered Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Trabant University Center Theatre to view the documentary Farmland and listen to a panel discussion from industry experts about challenges facing the agriculture industry.

Oct. 7, 2015--More than 40 experts representing state and federal agencies and regional universities gathered to discuss coastal flooding and other important issues during the Coastal Flood Research, Modeling and Monitoring Workshop on Sept. 16.

Oct. 5, 2015--The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) will host Brazilian activist, legislator and statesman Fabio Feldmann as part of its DENIN Dialogue speaker series on Friday, Oct. 30, from 4–5:30 p.m.

Oct. 2, 2015--The University of Delaware’s Campus Sustainability Day Working Group of the Sustainability Task Force has announced the schedule of events for Campus Sustainability Day 2015 on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Sept. 30, 2015--When stormwater runs off impervious surfaces like pavements and roofs, it bypasses nature’s filtering system and moves rapidly through storm drains, sewer systems and drainage ditches into creeks and rivers, carrying with it pollutants such as nutrients, heavy metals and bacteria.