KEYWORD

environment

UCI maps methane leaks across Los Angeles Basin

Mobile measurements pinpoint greenhouse gas hot spots

UCI biologist named to Salton Sea science advisory committee

Professor Tim Bradley to aid efforts to save state’s largest lake

Sea change

UCI oceanographer studies effects of global climate fluctuations on aquatic ecosystems

Forecast: cloudy

Predicting intensity, impact of this winter’s El Nino complicated by unprecedented confluence of weather anomalies

UCI-led group suggests ways to better manage urban stormwater runoff

Rain barrels, absorbent roofs, permeable pavement could help reduce waste

Fires

Southern California wildfires exhibit split personalities

UCI, other researchers examine differences between summer, Santa Ana fires

Economic slump, not natural gas boom, responsible for drop in CO2 emissions

The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. between 2007 and 2013 was caused by the global financial recession – not the reduced use of coal, research from the University of California Irvine, the University of Maryland, and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis shows.

Mia Maltz

A focus on fungi

UCI doctoral candidate seeks to maximize the health of native plants in restored environments

World map of aquifer depletion

A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

Irvine, Calif., June 16, 2015 – Two new studies led by UC Irvine using data from NASA Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites show that human consumption is rapidly draining some of its largest groundwater basins, yet there is little to no accurate data about how much water remains in them. The result is that significant […]

A dried-up pond at the San Joaquin Marsh Reserve near UC Irvine

Blueprint for a thirsty world from Down Under

The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Greater Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold critical lessons for water-stressed regions around the world, according to findings by UC Irvine and Australian researchers.