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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…
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Oct 14, 2020, 5:37 AM
Please join us in congratulating our latest award recipients Rebecca R. Hernandez and Kyaw Tha Paw U.
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Sep 17, 2020, 2:30 PM
High-severity wildfires in northern coastal California have been increasing by about 10 percent per decade since 1984, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, that associates…
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Jul 20, 2020, 10:50 AM
Native Desert Plants Important to Indigenous Cultures Especially Vulnerable
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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…
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Jul 8, 2020, 8:18 AM
The 2020 Excellence in Education Award recipient is Isaya Kisekka, PhD, of the University of California, Davis.
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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Apr 1, 2020, 3:59 PM
The LAWR Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 LAWR Award Program
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Mar 16, 2020, 9:08 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…
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Feb 25, 2020, 12:18 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.
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Feb 19, 2020, 3:45 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…