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March 13, 2018

When AOS Associate Professor Aradhna Tripati first authoried her study suggesting ice had been present in Greenland 35-40 million years ago, it flew against the commonly held belief that glaciers first appeared 5-11 million years. The study which was published in 2005 in the journal Nature Communications, was considered controversial. Why had Tripati come with these findings, and similar observations were not found by other studies? Her paper was regarded as an outlier rather than a breakthrough in climate science and geology.

March 5, 2018

With climate change one of the most pressing issues facing the world, this new bachelor's degree program will provide the scientific training that empowers students to be part of the solution.

Click here to learn more about this exciting new major.

February 21, 2018

AOS Professor Alex Hall will embark on a 1,000-mile trek to educate, learn and engage with the public on climate change.

February 21, 2018

AOS Assistant Professor Danielle Bianchi is among 126 scientists and scholars from 53 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada selected to receive a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship. The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation selects early-career scientists and scholars who are rising stars.

Professor Bianchi studies how physics, chemistry and biology come together to regulate ocean ecosystems, and seeks to learn in what direction they may change in the future. "The oceans are the Earth’s last wilderness," Bianchi said.

February 2, 2018

AOS Graduate Student Victor Pinto was for presenting his paper "Spatial characterization of relativistic electron enhancements in the Earth's outer radiation belt during the Van Allen Probes era" at the most recent AGU meeting. Typically only the top 2-5% of all presenters in each section are awarded by AGU with an Outstanding Student Paper Award.

 

Congratulations Victor!

January 13, 2018

AOS Professor Suzanne Paulson was featured in the LA Times' extensive coverage of air quality in the greater Los Angeles area and the Take Two radio program on Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) broadcast by Pasadena City College KPCC.  She provided practical information from her research on the atmospheric chemistry surrounding freeways and other large roads.  

December 6, 2017

AOS professor Suzanne Paulson was a featured expert on a Huffington Post news article highlighting how air pollution kills millions each year, methods cities can take for cleaner air and what steps the City of Los Angeles has done to curb air pollution in spite of a population boom.

Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-cities-can-fight-air-pollution_...

December 6, 2017

AOS Professor Suzanne Paulson's research group was featured on UCLA Newsroom focusing on the group's study on how to lower bus rider exposure to pollution. Research has shown that bus riders typically wait 15-25 minutes for the bus and Suzanne Paulson's study concluded that by moving bus and light rail stops 120 feet after intersections both significantly lowered riders' exposure to pollutants as well as improving traffic flow.

December 6, 2017

The graduate addmissions deadline for the Fall 2018 quarter applications has been moved to Janurary 3, 2018.

September 25, 2017

AOS Professor Alex Hall was featured in UCLA's 2016-2017 Year in Review in an article titled: "CLIMATE CRUSADER: Alex Hall’s warnings about the disappearing Sierra Nevada snowpack are capturing lawmakers’ attention". Congratulations to Professor Hall for being selected in being part of UCLA's Year in Review features. 

Source: UCLA Year in Review 2016-2017