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Centers, Labs, and Projects

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Name Director / Principal Investigator Description Type

A long-term systematic observing system of the physical state of the global ocean.

Data Center, Program
Atmospheric Aerosols Group RUSSELL, LYNN

Develops models and analyzes observations to understand the microphysical and chemical evolution of aerosol particles in the atmosphere.

Atmospheric Oxygen Research Group KEELING, RALPH Laboratory
California Nevada Applications Program (CNAP) CAYAN, DANIEL

Providing cutting edge climate science to stakeholders in water resources, natural resources and coastal resources.

External Affiliated Center
Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) PRATHER, KIMBERLY

CAICE is a Center for Chemical Innovation focused on the fundamental chemistry behind the impact of aerosol particles on our climate.

External Affiliated Center
Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (CCCIA) MERRIFIELD, MARK

Our mission is to advance interdisciplinary science and applications that empower people and communities to better understand climate change impacts and implement adaptation strategies.

Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) RALPH, Marty

Provide water cycle science, technology and outreach to support effective policies and practices that address the impacts of extreme weather and water events on the environment, people and the economy of western North America.

Evan Research Group EVAN, AMATO Laboratory
Keeling Curve KEELING, RALPH Program
Lubin Lab LUBIN, DAN

Studies fundamental physical processes that govern terrestrial climate change, with emphasis on observations and particular attention to the Earth’s polar regions.

Ramanathan Lab RAMANATHAN, Ram Laboratory
Weather Extremes and Climate Impacts Analytics (WECLIMA) GERSHUNOV, ALEXANDER

The WECLIMA group studies relationships between regionally impactful weather extremes and large-scale climate variability and change. We also collaborate across disciplines to study impacts on public health, ecosystems, water resources, wildfire, energy, and air quality.