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LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL MORE THAN DOUBLE IN ARCTIC AS CLIMATE WARMS
UCI-led team reports that an increase in lightning will drive both wildfires and warming above Arctic Circle.
Apr 7, 2021
Apr 16, 2021
By analyzing gains and losses in the genes of phytoplankton samples collected in all major ocean regions, researchers at the University of California, Irvine have created the most nuanced and high-…
Apr 12, 2021
It’s been almost a decade since anyone from UCI won the distinction.
Apr 9, 2021
Lightning in the Arctic used to be so vanishingly rare that people could go their whole lives without seeing a flash. But as the region warms rapidly, it may become more common—with effects that…
Apr 8, 2021
Understanding how HIV propagates in the body could help with the development of new treatments for the disease it causes — AIDS.
Apr 7, 2021
THE ARCTIC ISN’T doing so hot. That’s because it is, in fact, too hot. It’s warming at least twice as fast as the rest of the planet, which is setting off vicious feedback loops that accelerate…
Apr 7, 2021
Tool helps to track abrupt yet temporary emissions declines during pandemic.
Apr 6, 2021
This week, a story about lightning strikes the news world.
Apr 6, 2021
Over the course of 2019 and 2020, hundreds of fires burned in the tundra of Siberia, releasing stores of carbon similar to the entire annual emissions of France. As the Arctic continues to warm,…
Apr 5, 2021
UCI-led team reports that an increase in lightning will drive both wildfires and warming above Arctic Circle.
Mar 31, 2021
Department of Earth System Science helped spearhead NASA’s Operation IceBridge — the largest-ever airborne polar science mission, which ended in 2020 after 11 years.
Mar 31, 2021
W.M. Keck Carbon Cycle Accelerator Mass Spectrometer at UCI is helping the La Brea Tar Pits make sense of its fossils.
Mar 25, 2021
Mercado’s award ceremony will also honor his slain friend and fellow astrophysicist, José Flores Velázquez.