Up From The Ground

Initial research by a team of University of Alabama marine scientists hints groundwater contributes contaminants into Mobile Bay, a situation that could worsen as rising sea levels awaken contaminants dormant in the sediment. Scientists are searching for clues from the past to see if this happened before.

UA Researcher Looks at Why Nations Fight

Dr. Douglas Gibler, professor and political science researcher at The University of Alabama Institute for Social Science Research, is leading a study of international conflicts and their causes, which could help policymakers and political scientists better predict the outcomes of high-stakes, international bargaining.