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THREE IN UCI PHYSICAL SCIENCES BECOME 2021 AAAS FELLOWS
They join a list that includes scientists like Thomas Edison.
Jan 28, 2022
Jul 20, 2022
The process is about as low-tech as it gets. Standing on the Newport Pier, Melissa Brock slings a plastic bucket tied to a rope over the side, drops it below the ocean surface to fill it with chilly…
Jul 20, 2022
An increase in catastrophic wildfires has reduced California tree cover by 6.7% since 1985, and researchers fear the lost trees will never grow back.
Jul 20, 2022
Three questions with Benis Egoh, UCI assistant professor of Earth system science, who explores arboreal ecosystems.
Jul 19, 2022
Alumni of UCI Physical Sciences are invited to this year’s Celebrate Physical Sciences on Saturday, September 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Celebrate Physical Sciences will be a fun-filled morning on…
Jul 18, 2022
California's forests are in rapid retreat, which bodes ill for the future.
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
Jhaj came to UCI in 2019, and, despite the pandemic, stitched together an education in sustainability.
Jun 13, 2022
Perymon came to UCI to make the way we address environmental problems more equitable.
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.

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.