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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
Aug 2, 2021
Professor Emeritus William “Bill” S. Reeburgh, a founding professor of UCI’s Department of Earth System Science, died on July 9, 2021. 
Jul 22, 2021
UCI study: Higher heat will limit ecosystem’s role in removing atmospheric CO2.
Jul 12, 2021
Researchers looked at the greater Anza-Borrego area, but similar long-term trends are found elsewhere.
Jul 10, 2021
Hello Borrego Springs. This is a wake-up call. Living in Borrego and the amazing Sonoran Desert that surrounds the community, you probably thought the desert was heat tolerant and immune to global warming. Hey, it’s already a desert, how bad can it get?
Jun 24, 2021
Since the 80's, plant life in the Anza-Borrego Desert in East San Diego County has died off by 35 percent according to a study from UC Irvine. The study's culprit? Major droughts and climate change. 
Jun 23, 2021
Climate change is causing plants to die off in massive numbers in Southern California’s deserts and mountains, UC Irvine researchers have found.
Jun 22, 2021
Desert plants — famous for tolerance of torrid landscapes — are dying at an alarming rate due to the twin threats of even hotter temperatures and less rain, according to new research published this week.
Jun 21, 2021
"They're absolutely on the brink," said one scientist.
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.
Jun 2, 2021
A chat between three different scientists on the similar methods they each use. 
May 26, 2021
The fellowship provides an annual stipend of $34,000 as well as tuition support.  
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.

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.