Earth System Science

Sep 15, 2021
The instrument will allow scientists the world over to study how permafrost thaw, wildfires and land use change are contributing to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and to evaluate efforts to decarbonize economies and reign in climate change.
Sep 14, 2021
One studies waves and patterns in nature, one studies how climate change will affect agriculture, and one uses math to understand things like droughts. Meet the new faculty of the UCI School of Physical Sciences.
Sep 3, 2021
UC Irvine Earth System scientists prepare to head to the Caldor Fire near Lake Tahoe to study the fire's smoke. 
Sep 3, 2021
Becoming an AMS fellow requires a slate of field-defining advances in the meteorological sciences.
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. 
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?
May 26, 2021
The fellowship provides an annual stipend of $34,000 as well as tuition support.  
Jun 21, 2021
"They're absolutely on the brink," said one scientist.
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.