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Aug 1, 2022, 3:37 PM
Wine grapes are sensitive crops that are susceptible to subtle changes in temperature and precipitation, making them particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Regenerative agriculture,…
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Jul 15, 2022, 2:38 PM
Prof. Adele Igel’s recent research about methods for modeling rain in models of the atmosphere was highlighted by an Editor of the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems on Eos.org.
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Jul 7, 2022, 8:23 AM
Producing energy takes up land—a fact you could be forgiven for forgetting today. After all, the current energy system only occupies about 0.4% of ice-free land worldwide, most of it for hydroelectric…
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Jun 3, 2022, 11:12 AM
On a clear day, the little-known UC Davis weather station is barely noticeable to passersby, but it has been recording weather since the 1800s. Students monitor winds, temperature and other weather…
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Jun 3, 2022, 9:10 AM
Established in 1992, Professors for the Future (PFTF) is a year-long competitive fellowship program designed to recognize and develop the leadership skills of outstanding graduate students and…
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May 9, 2022, 11:22 AM
Kate Scow from the University of California, Davis, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. She was among 120 new members and 30 international members announced by the…
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Feb 25, 2022, 1:31 PM
If you make your way to the west end of the Arboretum from early February through May this year, you will find a new addition to the waterway — a floating, solar-powered aerator installation funded by…
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Feb 11, 2022, 3:53 PM
El Niño, an oceanic phenomenon that affects worldwide weather patterns, significantly affected the number of enslaved Africans transported from West Africa to the Americas between the mid-1600s and…
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Dec 15, 2021, 2:00 PM
Allan Lee, a graduate student in Atmospheric Science, was a regional winner and quarter finalist in the WxChallenge, a nationwide forecasting competition open to participants from undergraduate…
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Oct 28, 2021, 1:02 PM
Study Shows Large-Scale Solar Can Cool Nearby Areas Using satellite imagery, scientists from UC Davis, Lancaster University, and Ludong University published research showing that utility-scale solar…
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Aug 19, 2021, 11:51 AM
Adele Igel has been awarded a grant from the Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Science Research program to study the response of convective storms, such as thunderstorms, to changes in air pollution.…
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Jul 21, 2021, 10:22 AM
Jared Trok and Abbey Williams both received graduate fellowships** from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) to support their graduate work in atmospheric science starting next year.
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Jul 8, 2021, 3:49 PM
The LAWR Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 LAWR Award Program
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May 12, 2021, 9:56 AM
Please join us in congratulating our very own Dr. Rebecca Lybrand on receiving the SSSA Pedology Division Award for her contributions to the field of Pedology.
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May 3, 2021, 4:17 PM
Throughout the history of the West, human actions have often rushed the desert — and their actions backfired. In the 1920s, the Colorado River Compact notoriously overallocated water still used today…
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Jan 27, 2021, 5:28 AM
Dani Gelardi and Geoffrey Koch both graduate students in the Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group have been selected as recipients of the 2021 American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society…
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Jan 8, 2021, 11:19 AM
Society for Science (the Society) yesterday announced the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) 2021, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for…
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Dec 18, 2020, 2:24 PM
While the pressures of climate change bring a sense of urgency to renewable energy development, a new study serves as a roadmap toward uniting the goals of a low-carbon future with that of ecological…
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Nov 19, 2020, 1:12 PM
Driven by climate change and population growth, wildfires are becoming more frequent and severe worldwide, particularly in California, a region with exceptionally high wildfire incidence.
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Nov 2, 2020, 10:23 AM
When you go to the grocery store, you can look at an apple and know if it was grown in Chile, Washington or somewhere closer to you by a quick glance at its sticker. But consumers have largely been in…