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environment

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding, UCI study finds

By hoarding water underground, vegetation will help saturate soil, boosting rain runoff

UCI team uses machine learning to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control

New technique could help authorities conduct triage in multiple-blaze scenarios

UCI is No. 1 in U.S., No. 2 overall in Sierra magazine’s 2019 ‘Cool Schools’ ranking

With unmatched 10 straight years in top 10, campus is higher ed sustainability leader

UCI scientists awarded $2.7 million for soil nutrient microbiome research

Microorganisms’ reaction to drought could hold clue to surviving climate change

Study examines a million corals one by one in urgent call to save reefs

UCI biologist among data contributors to large, unprecedented project

Arts trek

Class boldly goes on 1,900-mile mission to explore artworks embedded in the environment

Barbara Finlayson-Pitts is awarded the 2019 Royal Society of Chemistry Environment Prize

Britain’s Royal Society of Chemistry has awarded its Environment Prize to Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, UCI professor of chemistry and co-director of AirUCI, “for outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences in the area of environment, sustainability and energy.” Specifically, she was recognized for her pioneering research revealing new processes in the formation of photochemical air pollution and […]

Underwater sleuth

UCI researcher investigates threats to coral and other ocean life

UCI to defend its title as the top school for sustainability in Cool Campus Challenge

During April, UCI will battle other University of California institutions in the 2019 Cool Campus Challenge, a contest to see which location can do the most to reduce its carbon footprint and spread the word about the importance of going carbon neutral. The systemwide competition motivates campus communities to support the UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative, […]

UCI ecologist co-authors UN Environment report on impact of plastics on coral reefs

The global fight against ocean plastic pollution will come into sharp focus at the fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly this month in Nairobi, Kenya, with Joleah Lamb, assistant professor of ecology & evolutionary biology at UCI, making a key contribution. Lamb, who studies how diseases affect coral reefs, is co-author of a […]