Art and Climate Science Combine in San Francisco
November 13, 2017
Two faculty members from the UC Davis College of Letters and Science Department of Design are part of a group selected for a year-long project bringing together local residents, public officials and experts to develop projects to strengthen resilience to sea level rise, severe storms, flooding and earthquakes.
“Visualizing Connections to OneClimate,” a temporary installation from the Department of Design, brought to life a new campus-wide drive to address climate change.
Fully experiencing tea involves not just five senses but six, says tea master Wingchi Ip: “The sixth sense is the mind.” A tea tasting led by the Hong Kong importer of Chinese teas kicked off the second annual colloquium of the UC Davis Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science.
In the College of Letters and Science magazine released in December 2016, we featured faculty and graduate students who provided expertise and insight into the big public issues of the day, from the parenting transgender kids, the political divide and immigration to climate change and poverty.
UC Davis Marine Scientists Featured in Climate Change Film
September 07, 2016
Terroir, that “sense of place” so important to making great wines, matters in tea too. Kevin Gascoyne, a tea taster and co-author of the book Tea: "History, Terroir, Varieties," gave an overview Nov. 4, 2016, on how soil, topography, climate and other environmental factors influence the characteristics of nonherbal teas.
Follow marine scientists from the Bodega Marine Lab and Point Blue Conservation Science as they track the dramatic changes happening in our ocean in this short film from Bay Nature. Featured researchers include Tessa Hill, associate professor and chancellor’s fellow in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Tide Pools at the Front Line of Ocean Acidification
March 18, 2016
Marine life living in tide pools are vulnerable to rising acid levels in seawater, according to new research from UC Davis, the Carnegie Institution for Science and UC Santa Cruz published March 18 in the journal Scientific Reports.
Ocean ecosystems that experience rapid upheaval because of climate change can take thousands of years to recover, according to an examination of fossilized ocean fauna on the seafloor by the University of California, Davis.