Earth System Science

Jan 20, 2022
From unraveling the intricacies of how the climate crisis will unfold, to why galaxies look the way they do, UCI scientists cast their light far. 
Jan 19, 2022
The dean of UCI Physical Sciences, Professor James Bullock, takes a look back at what happened in 2021.
Jan 4, 2022
While the sheen from the major oil spill in October in Orange County has dissipated, some local scientists are taking a deep dive into how the spill may have affected some microscopic creatures.
Dec 21, 2021
Jay Aranton handled all of the mail for Physical Sciences during the pandemic. But he wasn’t alone. 
Dec 17, 2021
Starting with a survey that’s open now, the collaboration will help Physical Sciences better implement its DEI initiatives.
Dec 15, 2021
Chemistry Ph.D. student Allie Zito works to make technology that can pluck planet-warming carbon dioxide straight out of the air.
Dec 6, 2021
An experiment on the UCI campus seeks to understand the harmful gases and particles that emit from car and truck brakes.
Nov 30, 2021
The group uplifts scientists hailing from underrepresented populations by showing them what’s possible.
Nov 29, 2021
Two UCI grad students are researching the impact of the recent OC oil spill on some of the tiniest of marine organisms: phytoplankton.
Nov 18, 2021
UCI study links rising temperatures to higher blaze risk.
Nov 17, 2021
Rising summer temperatures could lead to an exponential increase in the number of wildfires and acres burned in the Sierra Nevada in California, researchers have found.
Nov 17, 2021
The research adds to a growing body of work finding that climate change is increasing fire risk in California and elsewhere in the West.