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.
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.
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.
Professor and Vice Chair Larry Smith tracks record Arctic ice melt in Greenland.
Professor Judy Carney will receive the Association of American Geographer's (AAG) Distinguished Scholarship Honors.
Professor Glen MacDonald featured in Discover Magazine on the impact of humans and climate in What Killed Off the Wooly Mammoths?
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.