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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

July 26, 2017

The Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences would like to congratulate professor Kuo-Nan Liou for receiving the Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal, the highest award from the American Meterological Society (AMS). Professor Liou was recognized by the AMS "For intellectual leadership and seminal contributions to improving the theory and application of atmospheric radiative transfer and its interactions with clouds and aerosols". Previously in 2013 Liou was awarded the Roger Revelle Medal, the highest award from the America Geophyiscal Union. 

 

July 14, 2017

The Center for Diverse Leadership in Science, directed by climate researcher Aradhna Tripati, is the first university-based center dedicated to diversity in the field.

Source: UCLA Newsroom http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/new-center-at-ucla-raises-everyones-voices-for-environmental-science

 

 

 

June 30, 2017

AOS Professor David Neelin was awarded the Bert Bolin Global Environmental Change Award from the American Geophyiscal Union. Congratulations on the award and honor David!

Source: https://eos.org/agu-news/2017-agu-section-and-focus-group-awardees-and-n...

June 26, 2017

AOS Professor Alex Hall was recently featured on the New York Times article, "California Today: The Extreme Heat to Come". Dr. Hall is interviewed in the article talking about the increasing frequency of extreme heat days - defined as when the temperature reaches to 95F or above - in California. 

The New York Times article is found here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/22/us/california-today-extreme-heat.html