Jan 21, 2015 A team including researchers from UC Santa Cruz has become the first ever to reach and sample the "grounding zone" of an Antarctic ice sheet.
Jan 9, 2015 Karen McNally, professor emeritus of Earth sciences, died at her home in Davenport, CA, on December 20, 2014. She was 74.
Dec 5, 2014 Institute of Marine Sciences director Gary Griggs has published his columns for the Santa Cruz Sentinel in a new book.
Oct 21, 2014 UC Santa Cruz seismologist Thorne Lay discusses the implications of recent studies for quake risk in Cascadia
Sep 8, 2014 Ancient Egyptian artworks helped scientists reconstruct how animal communities changed as climate became drier and human populations grew
Aug 4, 2014 James Gill, professor of Earth and planetary sciences, has been elected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Aug 4, 2014 Sediment cores collected in 1960s by geologist Gary Griggs have attracted renewed scrutiny for clues to Cascadia earthquakes.
Jul 30, 2014 Most of the moon's overall shape can be explained by taking into account tidal effects acting early in the moon's history.
Jul 28, 2014 Scientists on NASA's Cassini mission have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's small, icy moon Enceladus.
Jul 10, 2014 AGU's Jason Morgan Early Career Award recognizes Fulton for outstanding research contributions.
Jul 7, 2014 Gary Glatzmaier and Thorne Lay will receive AGU medals in recognition of their breakthrough achievements in Earth science.
Jun 5, 2014 California Coast from the Air, the latest book by coastal geologist Gary Griggs, features aerial photographs of the state's coastline.
May 20, 2014 Student Achievement Week from June 2-6 honors high academic achievement and creativity. Highlights include a science and mathematics poster symposium and the 40th annual Print Sale.
Oct 2, 2009 The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake was a wakeup call to the Central Coast and San Francisco Bay Area, which had gone decades without a major earthquake. In the 20 years since then, increasingly sophisticated assessments of earthquake hazards have led to a better understanding of the seismic threat in the Bay Area and throughout California.
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