Category: News

Researchers discover third Van Allen belt

A team of researchers, including AOS Professor Richard Thorne announced the discovery of a third Van Allen belt. The discovery

Curtis Deutsch receives Moore Foundation Marine Microbiology Investigator Award

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‘Carmaheaven’: Closure of I-405 in 2011 improved air quality up to 83 percent

In study findings announced Sept. 28, UCLA researchers report that they measured air pollutants during last year’s Carmageddon (July 15–17)

Rob Fovell elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Society

 Election as a Fellow of AMS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious

NASA Radiation Belt Storm Probes Mission

NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP), the first twin-spacecraft mission designed to explore our planet’s energetic radiation belts, launched into

Yuri Shprits wins major award

Yuri Shprits wins major award Yuri Shprits, a research geophysicist with UCLA’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences and the

Lunjin Chen selected as recipiant of 2012 AGU Fred Scraf Award

The F. L. Scarf Award was established in 1989 by the AGU’s Space Physics and Aeronomy Section to recognize an

AOS Professor Liou wins major international award

AOS Professor Liou is the recipient of the 2012 Quadrennial Gold Medal Award given by the International Radiation Commission (IRC).

AOS Professors Curtis Deutsch and Holger Brix with Hartmut Frenzel (and others) publish a paper in Science magazine detailing Climate-Forced Variabilty of Ocean Hypoxia.

Oxygen (O2) is a critical constraint on marine ecosystems. As oceanic O2 falls to hypoxic concentrations, habitability for aerobic organisms

UCLA joins Southern California Marine Institute to revitalize marine research in Los Angeles

AOS’ own professors Jim McWilliams and Burkard Baschek lead the effort to partner. “UCLA has entered into a collaboration with