Oceans and Atmosphere

Environmental Justice

The study of the multiple ways that humans and society interact with the environment with disparate impacts as well as practical, inclusive approaches to address those impacts.

Potential graduate students interested in this topic may want to apply for the Climate, Ocean, and Atmosphere MS and PhD programs or the MAS Climate Science & Policy Program.

(A small group of pangas gather near the beach at El Golfo de Santa Clara to prepare to land their afternoon catches. Photo: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza)

Academics

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Associate Professor
Morgan Levy
Assistant Professor
samantha murray
EXEC DIR/MAS-MBC
Assistant Professor
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

The Human Ecology Laboratory groups together students and researchers to explore the relationships between people and the environment through time. In particular, the lab focuses on understanding Social Vulnerability related to Climate Change.

Oceans and Atmosphere News

Jul 27, 2021 Simulation Points Out Possibilities and Pitfalls of Regional Geoengineering Schemes

Simulation Points Out Possibilities and Pitfalls of Regional Geoengineering Schemes

Model demonstrates that ending drought in one African region reduces r...

Jul 23, 2021 UC San Diego Receives $35 Million in State Funding for New California Coastal Research Vessel

UC San Diego Receives $35 Million in State Funding for New California Coastal Research Vessel

First-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid vessel will be vital to education an...

Jul 23, 2021 Review Evaluates Evidence for Intensifying Indian Ocean Water Cycle

Review Evaluates Evidence for Intensifying Indian Ocean Water Cycle

Report calls for better integration of observations, models, and paleo...