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A new undersea tunnel now connects Istanbul's Asian and European sides and faced a major engineering challenge: withstanding the area's potentially devastating earthquakes. Joseph Wartman, associate professor of geotechnical engineering, weighs in.
Members of the Mountain Hydrology Research group work to map winter temperatures in the Cedar River Municipal Watershed to support research that shows that tree cover actually causes snow to melt more quickly on the western slopes of the Pacific Northwest’s Cascade Mountains.