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Federal officials: UF engineers’ hurricane data vital to monitoring Isabel

Published: Sep 24th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Federal hurricane forecasters and emergency managers had an unprecedented up-close, real-time view of Hurricane Isabel’s windy fury as the storm moved ashore last week, thanks in part to four mobile weather towers operated by the University of Florida and Clemson University.

UF launches first major university effort at becoming carbon neutral

Published: Apr 14th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To help alleviate its impact on global warming, the University of Florida is taking the lead among major universities nationwide by becoming the first to craft a plan for the net elimination of harmful greenhouse gas emissions.