Amir AghaKouchak

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Amir AghaKouchak says : “We have drought-related discussions all the time,” “We talk about drought and its effect on the water quality and inflow into sanitation system facilities. Because of drought, we have less stream flow and runoff. It means the levels of turbidity go up and down, depending on the location” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “This is bad, because heat waves have serious health impacts, and they also affect agriculture and the environment,” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “At this point, our goal is mainly to put the facts out there, but ideally, this research should translate into action on the part of policymakers and decision-makers,” “France has put a lot of reforms into effect in response to heat waves. Senior centers are now required to have a common room with air conditioning. That’s one simple mitigation that’s fairly easy to do. It has been proven to save lives” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “In most studies, researchers look at drought as a meteorological or climatological phenomenon, or they look at it from a hydrological perspective. But the human influence is becoming more and more important as the population and industry grow,” “If we grow nonstop, we’ll end up in a situation in which we experience continuous water stress. We’ll never have enough water. Imagine if we stop at the level where our demand is similar to what we receive from the atmosphere” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said ( about Isabella Velicogna ) : “Receiving the Macelwane Medal is certainly a humbling pleasure, and I owe this recognition to my incredible collaborators, students and postdocs,” “I am also grateful to Isabella Velicogna [UCI professor of Earth system science] for leading the nomination and the colleagues who supported the nomination” External link

news-uci Friday, August 23, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “We have drought-related discussions all the time,” “We talk about drought and its effect on the water quality and inflow into sanitation system facilities. Because of drought, we have less stream flow and runoff. It means the levels of turbidity go up and down, depending on the location” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “This is bad, because heat waves have serious health impacts, and they also affect agriculture and the environment,” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “At this point, our goal is mainly to put the facts out there, but ideally, this research should translate into action on the part of policymakers and decision-makers,” “France has put a lot of reforms into effect in response to heat waves. Senior centers are now required to have a common room with air conditioning. That’s one simple mitigation that’s fairly easy to do. It has been proven to save lives” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “In most studies, researchers look at drought as a meteorological or climatological phenomenon, or they look at it from a hydrological perspective. But the human influence is becoming more and more important as the population and industry grow,” “If we grow nonstop, we’ll end up in a situation in which we experience continuous water stress. We’ll never have enough water. Imagine if we stop at the level where our demand is similar to what we receive from the atmosphere” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “California is in year four of a severe drought,” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “Obviously, flooding is a big concern,” “That can affect homes, roads, transportation and other infrastructure” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “If we get a good amount of rain over a long period of time, it would be much better for drought recovery and pose less danger to infrastructure,” “If we get a lot of rain over a very short period of time, we won’t be able to store a lot of it, and we’ll have to let it go. And it could wreak havoc” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “If we pump a lot of water out of the ground, we typically deal with land subsidence, which is another source of pressure on our earthen infrastructure,” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “You can have subsidence for a certain period of time, but then it can come back if there’s a lot of recharge back to the system,” “But studies have shown that beyond a certain point, land may not behave elastically, and some permanent changes will happen. … The Earth does not respond like a sponge, unfortunately” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “UC Irvine is well-poised to study climate extremes. We have faculty from engineering, social ecology, Earth system science and climate physics looking into different aspects,” “The research community here is very excited. First of all, it’s an extreme El Nino, and we haven’t had many of those in recent history,” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “Catastrophic storms get a lot of media attention and are studied, but we wanted to know more about the non-extreme events,” External link

news-uci Sunday, December 23, 2018 3:34:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “The frequency is increasing because of sea level rise,” “We call it clear-sky flooding. There’s no rain, but if you have a higher-than-usual tide, you get flooding in these coastal areas” External link

news-uci Sunday, December 23, 2018 3:34:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “Absolutely, given that we are in the fourth year of a drought, this is necessary,” “I think nobody should be excluded. Colleges are a part of society, and there are no exceptions” External link

news-uci Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:37:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “The observed escalation in the number and intensity of wildfires is likely caused by the increase in frequency of hot droughts,” “We need to bolster our resiliency against these threats to protect our population health, food supply and critical infrastructure” External link

news-uci Saturday, December 8, 2018 4:04:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “The impact of global climate change is not a specter on the horizon. It’s real, and it’s being felt now all over the planet,” External link

news-uci Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:00:00 PM EAT



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Amir AghaKouchak

Last updated on 2017-06-22T03:05+0300.

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Amir AghaKouchak says : “We have drought-related discussions all the time,” “We talk about drought and its effect on the water quality and inflow into sanitation system facilities. Because of drought, we have less stream flow and runoff. It means the levels of turbidity go up and down, depending on the location” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “This is bad, because heat waves have serious health impacts, and they also affect agriculture and the environment,” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “At this point, our goal is mainly to put the facts out there, but ideally, this research should translate into action on the part of policymakers and decision-makers,” “France has put a lot of reforms into effect in response to heat waves. Senior centers are now required to have a common room with air conditioning. That’s one simple mitigation that’s fairly easy to do. It has been proven to save lives” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “In most studies, researchers look at drought as a meteorological or climatological phenomenon, or they look at it from a hydrological perspective. But the human influence is becoming more and more important as the population and industry grow,” “If we grow nonstop, we’ll end up in a situation in which we experience continuous water stress. We’ll never have enough water. Imagine if we stop at the level where our demand is similar to what we receive from the atmosphere” External link

news-uci Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said ( about Isabella Velicogna ) : “Receiving the Macelwane Medal is certainly a humbling pleasure, and I owe this recognition to my incredible collaborators, students and postdocs,” “I am also grateful to Isabella Velicogna [UCI professor of Earth system science] for leading the nomination and the colleagues who supported the nomination” External link

news-uci Friday, August 23, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “We have drought-related discussions all the time,” “We talk about drought and its effect on the water quality and inflow into sanitation system facilities. Because of drought, we have less stream flow and runoff. It means the levels of turbidity go up and down, depending on the location” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “This is bad, because heat waves have serious health impacts, and they also affect agriculture and the environment,” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “At this point, our goal is mainly to put the facts out there, but ideally, this research should translate into action on the part of policymakers and decision-makers,” “France has put a lot of reforms into effect in response to heat waves. Senior centers are now required to have a common room with air conditioning. That’s one simple mitigation that’s fairly easy to do. It has been proven to save lives” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “In most studies, researchers look at drought as a meteorological or climatological phenomenon, or they look at it from a hydrological perspective. But the human influence is becoming more and more important as the population and industry grow,” “If we grow nonstop, we’ll end up in a situation in which we experience continuous water stress. We’ll never have enough water. Imagine if we stop at the level where our demand is similar to what we receive from the atmosphere” External link

news-uci Monday, February 4, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “California is in year four of a severe drought,” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “Obviously, flooding is a big concern,” “That can affect homes, roads, transportation and other infrastructure” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “If we get a good amount of rain over a long period of time, it would be much better for drought recovery and pose less danger to infrastructure,” “If we get a lot of rain over a very short period of time, we won’t be able to store a lot of it, and we’ll have to let it go. And it could wreak havoc” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “If we pump a lot of water out of the ground, we typically deal with land subsidence, which is another source of pressure on our earthen infrastructure,” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “You can have subsidence for a certain period of time, but then it can come back if there’s a lot of recharge back to the system,” “But studies have shown that beyond a certain point, land may not behave elastically, and some permanent changes will happen. … The Earth does not respond like a sponge, unfortunately” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “UC Irvine is well-poised to study climate extremes. We have faculty from engineering, social ecology, Earth system science and climate physics looking into different aspects,” “The research community here is very excited. First of all, it’s an extreme El Nino, and we haven’t had many of those in recent history,” External link

news-uci Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “Catastrophic storms get a lot of media attention and are studied, but we wanted to know more about the non-extreme events,” External link

news-uci Sunday, December 23, 2018 3:34:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “The frequency is increasing because of sea level rise,” “We call it clear-sky flooding. There’s no rain, but if you have a higher-than-usual tide, you get flooding in these coastal areas” External link

news-uci Sunday, December 23, 2018 3:34:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak says : “Absolutely, given that we are in the fourth year of a drought, this is necessary,” “I think nobody should be excluded. Colleges are a part of society, and there are no exceptions” External link

news-uci Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:37:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “The observed escalation in the number and intensity of wildfires is likely caused by the increase in frequency of hot droughts,” “We need to bolster our resiliency against these threats to protect our population health, food supply and critical infrastructure” External link

news-uci Saturday, December 8, 2018 4:04:00 PM EAT

Amir AghaKouchak said : “The impact of global climate change is not a specter on the horizon. It’s real, and it’s being felt now all over the planet,” External link

news-uci Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:00:00 PM EAT



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associate professor50.00%EN04/13/201713/04/2017
Names Lang Count
Amir AghaKouchakPT50.00%
Amir AghaKouchakEN50.00%


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