Monsoon season is "the most dramatic time of the year," said Thomas Sheridan, a research anthropologist at the Southwest Center and professor of anthropology at the UA. "The purple clouds and lightning illuminate the entire skyline. I look out my window at the mountains during the monsoon and it's the greatest light show around."
Kevin Fitzsimmons, a professor in the UA's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is interviewed about his belief that Myanmar has huge unfulfilled potential to grow its aquaculture industry.
UA climate scientist Zack Guido is interviewed about the start of monsoon season in Tucson.
Since late 2016, Marana Water Department officials have known that these wells contained levels of two kinds of chemical pollutants that are higher than those recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency. Residents in affected areas are installing water-treatment systems and buying bottled water as alternatives to drinking polluted tap water. Paloma Beamer, an associate professor in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, is interviewed.