The program supports research by junior faculty members at UC Berkeley and across the UC system.
A new study published in the journal Forest Ecology and Management has identified dead biomass and live tree dentistry as major factors in the 2020 Creek Fire.
Rausser College students are helping reshape our understanding of the bacterial world.
Study shows that historically marginalized communities are exposed to more wells and their accompanying pollution.
High Country News interviews Phoebe Parker-Shames, a PhD candidate studying the West’s emerging, and rarely researched, industry.
Matteo Garbelotto, ESPM faculty member, explores some of the fungal kingdom's "uncharted territory."
Researchers at the Berkeley Cannabis Research Center have created a mapping tool to help guide local land use planning discussions and decisions.
Central Sierra Snow Laboratory Manager Andrew Schwartz and Director Robert Rhew, professor in ESPM, talk about the station's important work monitoring California's snowpack.
A new national analysis of air quality data found a strong correlation between historic housing discrimination and air pollution.
A new study from ESPM researchers found that decades of logging and fire suppression have left California’s forests prone to drought, infestation, and catastrophic wildfire.
New research from Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension Ellen Bruno found that reducing leaks is a cost-effective way to save urban water.
Research by NST Professor Daniel Nomura may have applications in treatments for cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and genetic disorders.
Patrick Gonzalez, ESPM associate adjunct professor, served as a lead author of the chapter on terrestrial ecosystems.
A study co-authored by Paolo D’Odorico suggests that the transition from smallholder farming to large-scale commercial agriculture is enhancing the strain on water availability.
Study finds that resilient, frequent-fire forests have far fewer trees.
ESPM professor Robert Rhew was the senior author of the recent study on our atmosphere.
A new analysis by Rausser College researchers shows how the state can effectively reduce wildfire risk through forest thinning while continuing to limit carbon emissions.
New research from the lab of Trevor Keenan shows that plants are photosynthesizing more in response to more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
CRISPR is widely used to target specific cell types, but only one at a time. Two new techniques developed in the lab of Jill Banfield allow CRISPR editing of genes in multiple cell types simultaneously.
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