Earth science

UC Santa Barbara mountain man

Mountain man

A peak in Antarctica is named after a UC Santa Barbara professor as a tribute to his research.

Grand Canyon UC Davis trip

A 'Grand' adventure at UC Davis

Students make the Colorado River their classroom and learn how to bring scientific issues to the public.

UC Riverside sediment cores

More carbon released today than anytime in past 66 million years

The Earth has broken a record set 56 million years ago, according to UC Riverside and UC Santa Cruz researchers.

UCLA sustainable concrete

UCLA researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete

"Upcycling" greenhouse gases into new building materials could be a climate game changer.

UCLA Grad Slam winner Gary Li

Engineer wins 2016 UCLA Grad Slam to move onto UC-wide finals

Graduate student will represent the campus at systemwide competition of three-minute, TED-talks style presentations of research.

UC Irvine fusion

UC Irvine alums approach the goal of fusion power

Their experimental reactor may be the most viable avenue yet to a limitless, carbon-neutral energy source.

Scripps aircraft UC San Diego

Aircraft cruise atmospheric rivers to improve West Coast storm predictions

UC San Diego scientists take to the skies with a new method to make weather forecasts more accurate.

UC Santa Barbara tracking El Nino

Tracking El Niño’s impact

UC Santa Barbara geologists are measuring coastal erosion and the effects of rising sea levels and storms brought by weather phenomenon.

My Shake

New app turns smartphones into worldwide seismic network

UC Berkeley scientists developed the MyShake app, which can help detect earthquakes and eventually provide early warning for smartphone users.

UC Riverside researcher finds potential for a double earthquake

Temblor on one fault can spread to another more easily than previously thought, with serious implications for Los Angeles and elsewhere.

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