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.

 

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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.

 

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AAG 2014 awards

AAG 2014 awards

At this year's Assocation of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida, UCLA Geography graduate student Dimitar Anguelov was awarded the AAG Economic Geography Specialty Group Research Award, as well as the Russian, Central Eurasian, and East European Specialty Group best paper award.

Creating an 'easy button' to calculate river flows from space

Creating an 'easy button' to calculate river flows from space

Geography graduate student Colin Gleason and professor and department chair Laurence C. Smith devised a new way to quantify the amount of water draining from Greenland's melting ice sheet led him to devise a new way to measure river flows from outer space.

UCLA Newsroom

Professor MacDonald and California Drought on NBC Nightly News

Professor MacDonald and California Drought on NBC Nightly News

Professor Glen MacDonald speaks on NBC Nightly News about the California Drought.

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Ph.D. alumnus Tamlin Pavelsky wins White House Award

Ph.D. alumnus Tamlin Pavelsky wins White House Award

Ph.D. alumnus Tamlin Pavelsky, now Assistant Professor of Global Hydrology at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been awarded a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Government to early-career scientists and engineers.

Calling for an early warning system on climate change

Calling for an early warning system on climate change

Professor and Chair Laurence C. Smith was interviewed Wednesday on KPCC-89.3 FM's "Take Two" about a National Academy of Sciences report co-authored calling for the creation of an early warning system to better anticipate the more sudden and potentially calamitous impacts of climate change.

AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

Graduate student Shenyue Jia's paper, Environmental Variability and Fluctuation of Coccidioidomycosis(Valley Fever) in California: Based on a New Framework Involving Fungal Life Cycle was chosen as an Outstanding Student Paper Award winner at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

Research selected by PNAS as a top 10 news story of 2013

Research selected by PNAS as a top 10 news story of 2013

Professor and Chair Laurence C. Smith and graduate student Scott Stephenson research's, Diminishing sea ice might open short routes for trans-Arctic vessels, was selected by PNAS as a top 10 news story of 2013.

(UCLA Today)

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)