California's forests are in rapid retreat, which bodes ill for the future.
THREE IN UCI PHYSICAL SCIENCES BECOME 2021 AAAS FELLOWS
They join a list that includes scientists like Thomas Edison.
Jul 18, 2022
Jul 15, 2022
UCI oceanographers design an open-source program for in-depth ocean modeling.
Jul 8, 2022
Program supports research by assistant professors.
Jun 23, 2022
The sheer acreage consumed by fire in California in recent years is numbing: more than 2.5 million acres last year, and 4.3 million acres the year before that.
Jun 13, 2022
Perymon came to UCI to make the way we address environmental problems more equitable.
Jun 13, 2022
Jhaj came to UCI in 2019, and, despite the pandemic, stitched together an education in sustainability.
Jun 9, 2022
The country’s recent heat wave has seen “wet-bulb” temperatures rise to potentially fatal levels—but plans to handle the crisis are still in their infancy.
Jun 7, 2022
Jane Baldwin has just completed her first year as an Assistant Professor at the University of California Irvine. Her combination of interests is non-traditional, at least for someone coming up through the places and programs that she has.
Jun 6, 2022
UCI scientists make the discovery using improved tracking algorithms
May 26, 2022
The scientists’ research focuses on understanding environmental problems, including climate change, from many different angles.
May 6, 2022
UCI-led study shows the global shift of land-use greenhouse gas emissions.
May 4, 2022
Climate change is already leaving unprecedented marks on forests. In the Sierra Nevada, up to 19 percent of adult giant sequoias, many of which have stood since the days of Aristotle, died in fires in just the last two summers. Five of the eight most abundant tree species in the West have declined significantly just since the year 2000. Using satellite data, archival records, and machine learning, Jon Wang, at the University of California, Irvine, determined that California likely lost nearly 7…