An expedition to Greenland with UCI glaciologists reveals ‘time bomb’ effects of global warming
April 1, 2015
Multidisciplinary effort aims to engage public in local marine and coastal issues
March 24, 2015
For a better understanding of how forest fires behave and interact with climate, scientists are turning to the trees. A new study out of UC Irvine shows that differences in individual tree species between Eurasia and North America alter the continental patterns of fire – and that blazes burning the hottest actually cool the climate.
February 2, 2015
UC Irvine and other scientists have won a coveted $30 million NASA Earth Venture award for their Atmospheric Tomography Mission, which will study how air pollution affects fast-acting greenhouse gases in the global atmosphere.
January 14, 2015
Scientists use radiocarbon dating to analyze everything from the world’s oldest shoe to sediment samples that shed light on global climate change
April 1, 2014
On the occasion of the Earth system science department's 20th anniversary, Chancellor Emeritus Ralph Cicerone says UCI was the first to study human impact on the environment in an interdisciplinary way.
September 12, 2011
UCI Earth science graduate students created a blog that predicts and explains the science behind Orange County weather.
March 15, 2010
Glaciers in West Greenland are melting 100 times more rapidly at their end points beneath the ocean than they are at their surfaces, according to a UC Irvine/NASA study.
February 17, 2010