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Nov 07, 2016 Ralph Cicerone, fourth UCI chancellor and acclaimed scientist, dies at 73
Irvine, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 – Ralph J. Cicerone, fourth chancellor of the University of California, Irvine and internationally acclaimed atmospheric chemist, died Saturday, Nov. 5. He was 73. Cicerone’s research helped shape environmental policy at the highest levels nationally and globally. As...
Nov 06, 2016 Renowned Authority On Climate Change Science, Ralph Cicerone Dies At 73
Ralph Cicerone, a celebrated scientist and a driving force in the effort to put climate change on the global agenda, died Saturday at the age of 73. Cicerone had retired in June as president of the National Academy of Sciences. In his long association with that congressionally chartered...
Nov 05, 2016 Gone Too Soon – Ralph Cicerone, a Quiet Force for Scientific Progress in a Divisive Climate
I’m saddened to have to mark the death on Saturday of Ralph J. Cicerone, a brilliant atmospheric scientist who skillfully shifted into academic leadership as chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, but really hit his stride through a decade, just ended in June, as president of the...
Nov 05, 2016 Ralph Cicerone, former UC Irvine chancellor who studied the causes of climate change, dies at 73
Ralph Cicerone, a distinguished UC Irvine scientist who conducted pioneering research into global warming and the depletion of Earth’s ozone layer before taking the helm as the university’s fourth chancellor, died Saturday.  He was 73. His family did not release a cause of death, UC Irvine...
Nov 03, 2016 Anteaters unite in LA
ICS, engineering and physical sciences alumni come together for the first collaborative sciences networking event 1,000 feet above downtown LA. On Oct. 25, more than 200 UCI alumni gathered for the first collaborative sciences networking event between UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering, ICS...
Nov 02, 2016 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Announces Inaugural Moore Inventor Fellows
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation selected five aspiring inventors as the inaugural cohort of Moore Inventor Fellows. This new fellowship program recognizes early-career innovators at U.S. universities with a high potential to accelerate progress in...
Nov 02, 2016 UCI chemist Shane Ardo named one of 5 inaugural Moore Inventor Fellows
Shane Ardo, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, has been named a Moore Inventor Fellow by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and will receive $825,000 over three years to fund the development of solar-powered desalination technologies to help solve water...
Oct 25, 2016 UCI and NASA document accelerated glacier melting in West Antarctica
Irvine, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016 – Two new studies by researchers at the University of California, Irvine and NASA have found the fastest ongoing rates of glacier retreat ever observed in West Antarctica and offer an unprecedented look at ice melting on the floating undersides of glaciers. The results...
Oct 25, 2016 Scientists measure record glacial melting in West Antarctica
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Glaciers in West Antarctica are shrinking and retreating at record rates, threatening to further accelerate sea level rise. According to researchers at NASA and the University of California, Irvine, melting on the underside of glaciers in West Antarctica is at an...
Oct 25, 2016 Undermined by warm water, Antarctic glacier lost 1,607 feet of ice in under 10 years
A subversive influx of mild, dense salt water is undermining the vast ice shelves of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, and threatening to destabilize the entire region, thereby raising sea levels worldwide by at least four, and possibly as much as 15 feet. A new study, published Tuesday in the journal ...

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