Professor Eric Sheppard receives honorary degree from Bristol University

Professor Eric Sheppard receives honorary degree from Bristol University

Professor Eric Sheppard receives honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Bristol University.

Bristol University

Professor Cindy Fan addresses Hong Kong street protests in NY Times Op-Ed

Professor Cindy Fan addresses Hong Kong street protests in NY Times Op-Ed

UCLA Geography Professor Cindy Fan addresses Hong Kong street protests in NY Times Op-Ed.

UCLA Newsroom, New York Times

Ph.D. candidate Vena Chu interviewed about remote sensing

Ph.D. candidate Vena Chu interviewed about remote sensing

UCLA Geography Ph.D. candidate Vena Chu interviewed about remote sensing of Greenland meltwater release to the ocean by NASA Earth Observatory.

NASA Earth Observatory

NSF EaSM-3 East Asian Project funded

NSF EaSM-3 East Asian Project funded

Professor Yongkang Xue is leading an international research team looking at forces driving climate change in East Asia over the next 30 years. This 4-year research project is being funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

Ea  SM-3:Collaborative Res: Surface-induced forcing and decadal variability  and change of the East Asian climate, surface hydrology and agriculture

UCLA Newsroom, NSF EaSM-3 East Asian Project

Using the past to understand climate change

Using the past to understand climate change

Professor and John Muir Chair Glen MacDonald examins changes in the fossil record, plant remains, pollen, tree rings, and geochemistry over the years to understand climate change.

Thousand Oaks Acorn

Professor Judy Carney in Nature Genetics

Professor Judy Carney in Nature Genetics

Professor Judith Carney part of an international team of researchers that has sequenced the complete genome of African Rice (Oryza glaberrima), led by the University of Arizona.

UA News, Nature Genetics

Professor Eric Sheppard delivers AAG Presidential Address

Professor Eric Sheppard delivers AAG Presidential Address

Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2014 Past President's Address by UCLA Geography Professor and von Humboldet Chair Eric Sheppard: Thinking Geographically is now available.

Association of American Geographers

Reducing emissions primary way to fight climate change

Reducing emissions primary way to fight climate change

Assistant Professor Daniela Cusack discusses geoengineering on the Washington Post, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC, 89.3) and on Zocalo Public Square.

 

UCLA Newsroom, KPCC, KPCC (audio), Zocalo, Washington Post

Professor Trimble's book receives G.K. Gilbert Award

Professor Trimble's book receives G.K. Gilbert Award

Stan Trimble’s new book, Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country (CRC, 2013) received the 2014 G.K. Gilbert Award for Excellence in Geomorphic Research from the Geomorphological Research Group of the Association of American Geographers. The book was also nominated for the J. B. Jackson Prize in historical geography.

 

(source: AAG)

UC summit on severe drought

UC summit on severe drought

Geography Professor, John Muir Chair, UC Presidential Chair, and director of the Institute of Environment and Sustainaibility Glen MacDonald on living with severe drought at a UC summit in Sacramento.

 

(UCLA Newsroom) (UC Newsroom)