News & Events
Pratigya Polissar co-authored a paper in Science titled, Toward a Cenozoic history of atmospheric CO2, that synthesizes the paleoclimate record of atmospheric CO2 for the last 65 million years. It examines earth system climate sensitivity and the effects and thresholds of CO2 on ice sheets and evolution of major terrestrial ecosystems. The paper was seven years in the making and represents efforts by over 80 researchers from 16 nations!
The Ocean Science Department hosts speakers from external institutions and from UCSC to share their research in 1-hour seminars. The seminars are held on Friday’s at 10:40AM in Natural Sciences Annex 101 during Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.
A massive new review of ancient atmospheric carbon-dioxide levels and corresponding temperatures lays out a daunting picture of where the Earth’s climate may be headed.
This month, an international team of researchers returned to shore after a two-month-long ocean expedition exploring fossil coral reefs off the coast of Hawai’i. The fossils provide a record of past climate conditions, so scientists are using them to learn about environmental changes throughout geologic history and make predictions about the future
Millions of dollars in new funding will support UC Santa Cruz and partners in tackling some of California’s toughest climate change challenges through innovative research and community engagement
How do you study a gigantic mammal that migrates over thousands of miles and spends most of its time underwater? Here’s how the latest tech is shaping the future of whale conservation
Kathleen Finlay brings UCSC education to the forefront in her fight for food sustainability and social justice
UC Santa Cruz alumna Kathleen Finlay is the president of the Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming in the Hudson Valley and founder of Pleiades
New research proves comb jellies are a unique lineage or “sibling group” whose ancestors diverged before the common ancestor of all other animals