Press Releases

Sep 27, 2021
Thinning of rift-healing slush is identified as a major cause of iceberg calving events
Sep 23, 2021
Interdisciplinary researchers will examine impacts on overburdened communities
May 6, 2021
Climate model predictions made more precise through use of NASA GRACE satellite data.
Sep 9, 2021
Earth system scientists at UCI studied air trapped in compacted layers of Antarctic ice and snow to come up with some answers and a few new questions about the amount of molecular hydrogen in our…
Sep 1, 2021
Combining extensive species mapping with remote sensing records of deforestation and fire reveals that the Amazon's biodiversity is extraordinarily vulnerable to changes in forest management and policy enforcement. 
Jul 22, 2021
UCI study: Higher heat will limit ecosystem’s role in removing atmospheric CO2.
Jul 20, 2021
Tech can visualize various materials, structures with detailed chemical information
Jun 21, 2021
Loss of vegetation cover is most stark in desert ecosystems already on edge of habitability.
May 18, 2021
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument collaboration launched a new era in cosmology today with a five-year endeavor to construct the largest three-dimensional map of the universe.
May 18, 2021
In 2018, astronomers announced that they had discovered an exoplanet orbiting Barnard’s star, our solar system’s second-closest stellar neighbor, but further analysis by an international group of researchers headed by a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine has cast doubt on the finding.
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 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.