News Archive

Jul 20, 2020, 10:50 AM
Native Desert Plants Important to Indigenous Cultures Especially Vulnerable
Jul 8, 2020, 8:59 AM
Please join us in congratulating Daniele for his distinguished service award in the Outstanding Team – AB 589 Water Measurement Training Team. This is an outstanding recognition given by the…
Jul 8, 2020, 8:18 AM
The 2020 Excellence in Education Award recipient is Isaya Kisekka, PhD, of the University of California, Davis.
Jun 30, 2020, 4:41 PM
Dr. Daniele Zaccaria has been selected to receive the UC Cooperative Extension 2019/2020 Outstanding Team Distinguished Service Award (DSA) for your participation in the AB589 Water Measurement…
Jun 3, 2020, 8:33 AM
It is with sadness we experience again the killing of a Black person and the systemic racism present in our society. We must do better. We must create a world of equal justice for all.
May 11, 2020, 1:39 PM
Conventional knowledge has it that warm air rises while cold air sinks. But a study from the University of California, Davis, found that in the tropical atmosphere, cold air rises due to an overlooked…
Apr 15, 2020, 1:43 PM
The Office of Naval Research recently announced their 2020 class of Young Investigator Program (or “YIP”) recipients. This list included LAWR’s Adele Igel, an assistant professor and cloud…
Apr 1, 2020, 3:59 PM
The LAWR Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 LAWR Award Program
Mar 12, 2020, 8:41 AM
Professor Kyaw Tha Paw U carries a cheat sheet of sorts to class, with thumbnail photos and names of his students. Across a sea of faces, this personal class roster helps him learn each of their…
Feb 21, 2020, 4:02 PM
The Atmospheric Science Graduate Group presented the “Walter and Margaret Milton Graduate Atmospheric Science Award” to Shiheng Duan, a PhD student of Professor Paul Ullrich.
Feb 13, 2020, 1:08 PM
Air pollution can cross state lines, and with deadly consequences, study says Air pollution is known to have negative -- even deadly -- effects on our health, and studies have shown that breathing…
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?