They join a list that includes scientists like Thomas Edison.
Jan 28, 2022
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
May 17, 2021
Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine.
May 6, 2021
Climate model predictions made more precise through use of NASA GRACE satellite data.
May 5, 2021
Weather station data point to wind- and solar-driven heating as leading culprits
May 5, 2021
Intense, wide-spread melting events in Greenland, such as one in July 2012 that touched nearly every part of the massive island’s frozen slab, are catastrophic, but they still account for only a small portion of the total deterioration of the ice sheet, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine. 
Apr 30, 2021
Physical Sciences AISIESS program helped Native American students connect with their tribal lands on a new level.
Apr 29, 2021
BU researchers used NASA satellite imaging data to analyze 30 years of Earth’s northern forests—and found that fires are increasingly hampering forests’ ability to capture and store atmospheric…
Apr 28, 2021
In 2019, hundreds of fires across the Amazon burned through enough rain forest to fill the state of New Jersey. At the peak of the fires in August, smoke plunged São Paulo, hundreds of kilometers away, into midday darkness.
Apr 23, 2021
In this panel discussion, three UCI Physical Sciences experts chat about the current state climate change science.
Apr 22, 2021
UCI glaciologist Eric Rignot broadcasted live from Greenland to answer questions about everything from ice sheets to climate change.
Apr 19, 2021
The UCI School of Physical Sciences will be holding events for Earth Day 2021; please see the flyer here for full event information.

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.