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Jan 6, 2020, 11:22 AM
Student sponsorships available to all students of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) for participation to: 58th Annual Conference of the California Irrigation Institute
Nov 22, 2019, 10:32 AM
A better understanding of those impacts can help us make better decisions about siting renewable energy infrastructure and can reduce future costs.
Oct 15, 2019, 10:09 AM
Da Yang, a UC Davis atmospheric scientist who studies the physics of intense rainstorms like hurricanes and their relationship to the Earth’s climate, has been awarded a 2019 Packard Fellowship in…
Jul 15, 2019, 11:43 AM
Northern Eurasia plays a significant role in the planet’s carbon cycle as it includes roughly 70% of the Earth’s boreal forests and more than two-thirds of the Earth’s permafrost, the perennially…
Jul 9, 2019, 2:42 PM
A study released today provides the most complete list yet of the advantages of solar energy — from carbon sequestration to improvements for pollinator habitat. The paper offers a new framework for…
Mar 19, 2019, 4:23 PM
In the Santa Ana River floodplain, an endangered plant needs the effects of intense flooding to grow and survive in loose soil
Feb 26, 2019, 11:14 AM
The Atmospheric Science Graduate Group presented the first ever “Walter and Margaret Milton Graduate Atmospheric Science Award” to Leif Swenson, a PhD student of Professor Richard Grotjahn.
Nov 9, 2018, 9:05 AM
Rebecca Hernandez grew up in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains among ample coastal sage scrub. She didn’t know at the time that it is one of the country’s most endangered plant communities,…
Sep 11, 2018, 5:32 AM
Renewable energy development is vital to reduce the threats of climate change. But can solar energy development coexist with wildlife and sensitive lands?
Apr 10, 2018, 1:56 PM
California currently provides two-thirds of the country's fruits and nuts, but according to a new study published Tuesday, by the end of the century California's climate will no longer be able to…
Feb 12, 2018, 1:38 PM
The Center for Agricultural Research and Development-Nepal (CARD-Nepal) has received a Trellis Fund grant for a project focused on training vegetable farmers in soil management practices. Stewart…
Jan 16, 2018, 2:48 PM
Rebecca R. Hernandez, an assistant professor in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, has been named the recipient of this year’s E.O. Wilson Award for Outstanding Science in Biodiversity…
Dec 20, 2017, 10:48 AM
As the world tries to combat climate change, sustainable forms of energy are on the rise. Solar energy is of particular interest, but arrays of photovoltaic panels take up a lot of space and can…
Dec 11, 2017, 12:07 PM
In 1982, Susan Ustin began working with NASA satellite data to study how plants respond to environmental stress. Thirty-five years later, the pioneer in remote sensing, and a distinguished professor…
Nov 30, 2016, 2:16 PM
Ben Houlton hasn’t quite settled into his office in The Barn. The new director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment took over the program in August from Mark Schwartz, who had steered the…
Nov 28, 2016, 8:29 AM
UC Davis assistant professor Rebecca Hernandez featured in KPCC online article “A new approach to energy: using old landfill sites to generate solar power.”
Oct 18, 2016, 4:38 PM
California’s coastal redwoods are one of the state’s most prominent icons, drawing more than 2 million visitors a year. Another prominent icon? Fog, winding its way across the coast and through the…
Aug 31, 2016, 1:51 PM
The UC Davis Office of Research has named Benjamin Houlton as the new director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment, known as JMIE. Houlton takes over from Mark Schwartz, who has directed…
Aug 10, 2016, 9:36 AM
UC Davis Research Could Solve Pressing Issues in Health, Economics and Sustainability
Jul 18, 2016, 1:12 PM
Rebecca Hernandez, an assistant professor of the [Department of Land and Water Resources] at UC Davis, published a study in November that showed a large portion of solar facilities moving to open…