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STEVEN D. ALLISON APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF THE NEWKIRK CENTER FOR SCIENCE & SOCIETY
Professor Steven Allison has been announced as the new Director of the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, effective October 1, 2021.
Sep 27, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
The work, done by scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and UCI, reveals the surprising role of icy mélange.
Sep 27, 2021
Professor Steven Allison has been announced as the new Director of the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, effective October 1, 2021.  The Newkirk Center has had a large impact on UCI's campus…
Sep 27, 2021
Irvine, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 – Glaciologists at the University of California, Irvine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have examined the dynamics underlying the calving of the Delaware-sized…
Sep 10, 2021
AGU announces Section Awardees and Named Lecturers, including ESS Professor Charlie Zender
Sep 9, 2021
Earth system scientists at UCI studied air trapped in compacted layers of Antarctic ice and snow to come up with some answers and a few new questions about the amount of molecular hydrogen in our…
Sep 3, 2021
Fires are burning in the West. The Caldor Fire in Lake Tahoe is making what you breathe more smoke than air, forcing thousands to evacuate. Find out what some scientists from the UCI Department of…
Sep 3, 2021
Nowadays, Professor Gudrun Magnusdottir of the UCI Department of Earth System Science uses computers to model the Earth system — but she remembers a time when she did her calculations with a pencil…
Sep 2, 2021
Professor Emeritus William “Bill” S. Reeburgh, a founding professor of UCI’s Department of Earth System Science (ESS), died on July 9, 2021. He was 81. Born February 25, 1940 in Port Arthur, Texas,…
Sep 1, 2021
"We have to remember that it took decades to reduce Amazon deforestation, but it may take just a few years to destroy the conservation policy pillars of conservation," said co-author Paulo Brando,…
Jun 9, 2021
Elevation of Central American orography significantly reduces the pervasive tropical rainfall bias by blocking the easterlies and consequently warming the northeastern tropical Pacific.
May 18, 2021
ESS Alum Dave Valentine has been inducted into UCI School of Physical Sciences Hall of Fame. Dave was a doctoral student in the 1990s, a student of Bill Reeburgh.
May 17, 2021
UCI study shows human-sourced boost to drying in Americas, Africa and Asia

The Department of Earth System Science acknowledges our presence on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, who still hold strong cultural, spiritual and physical ties to this region.