UMass professors offer perspectives on the drought

This year’s drought is serious, but the town of Amherst’s water supplies will not likely run out, according to an associate professor of geosciences.

Massachusetts drought heavily impacts local agriculture

Many farmers expect need of government loans to get through winter.

UM Professor predicts that flooding could increase with water table rise

UMass Professor David Boutt found an increase in water tables that could lead to increased flooding in the New England Region.

UMass professor scouts out cave for underground lab

An assistant professor in the Geosciences Department at the University of Massachusetts went on an excursion to South Dakota this summer to examine a defunct gold mine for its research potential.