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MIAMI HERALD, a premier daily newspaper of USA, has covered Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz's large-scale flood modeling research under the title “What does 40 inches of rain look like in South Florida? This scientist can show you”. It appeared on the homepage during Sept 3-7 and in print on Sept 4, 2017. You can read the story at http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article171025677.html

Associated Press (AP), USNEWS.COM, LA Times, Seattle Times, SFGATE, Chicago Tribune, mySanAntonio, and 19 other newspapers covered Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz's research on Sept 8, 2017 under the title "WVU Professor Develops New Model for Flood Predictions." You can read the story at https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/west-virginia/articles/2017-09-08/wvu-professor-develops-new-model-for-flood-predictions

TV interview of Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz with Channel-5 (WDTV-CBS), “WVU expert working on model to limit impacts of flooding”. Aired on September 12, 2017. Read the story at http://www.wdtv.com/content/news/WVU-expert-working-on-model-to-limit-impacts-of-flooding-444043853.html

TV interview of Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz with Channel-12 (WBOY-TV-NBC) regarding his large basin-scale models to predict freshwater floods in coastal areas during hurricanes. Aired on September 8, 2017. See the video at http://www.wvalways.com/clip/13693862/wvu-irma-models

TV news of Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz’s flood models in Channel-3 (WHSV-abc), “WVU professor develops new model for flood predictions”. Aired on September 8, 2017. Read the story at http://www.whsv.com/content/news/WVU-professor-develops-new-model-for-flood-predictions-443304163.html

The Dominion Post, a major daily newspaper of WV, has covered Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz's research under the title "WVU professor awarded grant to research ecosystem fluxes. It appeared in print on August 14, 2017. You can read the story by clicking on the title.

Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz received his 3rd NSF grant (2017-2020) as the single PI!

Title: “Ecological Similitude and Scaling for Robust Modeling and Predictions of Ecosystem Carbon, Water and Energy Fluxes ”.

NSF Link: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1705941&HistoricalAwards=false

Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz received another collaborative grant from NOAA (2015-18)!

Title: “Expanding Blue Carbon Implementation: Increasing GHG Model Application in Tidally Restricted and Restored New England Salt Marshes ".

Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz received NSF CAREER Award 2015-20!

Title: “NSF CAREER: Robust Modeling and Predictions of Stream Water Quality and Ecosystem Health”.

NSF Link: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1454435

Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz received his first NSF grant (2013-16) as the single PI!

Title: “Investigation of Wetland Biogeochemical Similitudes and Scaling for Robust Predictions of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Carbon Sequestration ”.

NSF Link: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1336911 and https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1561941

Dr. Omar Abdul-Aziz received a collaborative grant from NOAA (2011-15)!

Title: “Carbon Management in Coastal Wetlands: Quantifying Carbon Storage and Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Tidal Wetlands ".


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