Physical Sciences

NASA funds UC Irvine-led mission to record changes in Antarctica’s ice sheet

Researchers will use data from upcoming and existing international satellite missions

Greenland is dotted with frozen meltwater lakes such as the one above, photographed during a NASA expedition in 2012.

Ice sheet surface melt is accelerating in Greenland and slowing in Antarctica

UC Irvine-led researchers identify contributions of downslope winds and ozone layer

Los Alamos National Laboratory awards prestigious fellowship to UCI physicist

Researcher’s work will probe ‘elusive universe’ of neutrinos, dark matter and gravity

UC Irvine alum receives 2023 MacArthur “genius grant”

A. Park Williams to use funding to study climate change and its connection to droughts, wildfires

UC Irvine astronomers offer tips for safe observation of upcoming partial solar eclipse

The Oct. 14 mid-morning event will be viewable in Southern California

UC Irvine scientists reveal what fuels wildfires in Sierra Nevada Mountains

The work could help improve California’s wildfire management efforts

UCI researchers (from left) Alejandro Camacho, Isabella Velicogna and Steven Allison.

3 UC Irvine professors garner $8.7 million in state support for climate action projects

UC awards total of more than $80 million for progress toward California’s climate goals

Snow field with the ITEX snow fence at Toolik Field Station in Alaska.

UC Irvine scientists say deepening Arctic snowpack drives greenhouse gas emissions

Insulating effect of deeper snow is thawing ancient carbon permafrost reserves

A photograph of two Mandarin oranges, one of which is rotting.

Curbing waste improves global food security but has limited environmental benefits

UC Irvine, CU Boulder researchers find that better efficiency leads to more consumption

Jane Baldwin

UC Irvine scientists develop freely available risk model for hurricanes, tropical cyclones

The model could help countries around the world estimate storm impacts and costs