Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprise

Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprise

New report by several federal agencies and the National Academies calls for the development of an early warning system to help society better anticipate the often unforeseen and potentially calamitous impacts of climate change.

Professor and Chair Laurence C. Smith is one of the 14 leading scholars in this report, Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprise.

(UCLA Newsroom)

Global Warming on KCBS 740AM San Francisco

Global Warming on KCBS 740AM San Francisco

Geography Graduate student Scott Stephenson featured on KCBS 740 AM in San Francisco, CA on global warming.

(UCLA Newsroom)

Professor John Agnew named as AAAS fellow

Professor John Agnew named as AAAS fellow

Three UCLA scholars, including distinguished professor of geography John Agnew, have been selected as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science. Members are chosen for their distinguished efforts to advance science applications.

Pair sheds new light on L.A.'s claim to neon fame

Pair sheds new light on L.A.'s claim to neon fame

The LA Times on the history of the first neon sign in Los Angeles, undertaken by visiting professor Dydia DeLyser with extensive research done in the department Air Photo Archives.

Commencement 2013 Part 2

Commencement 2013 Part 1

Tracking Record Atlantic Ice Melt

Tracking Record Atlantic Ice Melt

Professor and Vice Chair Larry Smith tracks record Arctic ice melt in Greenland.

Professor Carney will receive AAG Award

Professor Carney will receive AAG Award

Professor Judy Carney will receive the Association of American Geographer's (AAG) Distinguished Scholarship Honors.

What Killed Off the Wooly Mammoths?

What Killed Off the Wooly Mammoths?

Professor Glen MacDonald featured in Discover Magazine on the impact of humans and climate in What Killed Off the Wooly Mammoths?

Editor's Choice Award for Graduate Student

Editor's Choice Award for Graduate Student

Graduate student McKenzie Skiles receives an Editor's Choice award for her paper, Dust radiative forcing in snow of the Upper Colorado River Basin: 2. Interannual variability in radiative forcing and snowmelt rates, published in Water Resources Research.