Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

Q&A With Atmospheric Scientist

Professor Baijnath-Rodin answers questions about the importance of climate science today, opportunities for undergraduates in AOS’s unique climate science major, and the growing importance of effective science communication

Into the Deep: UCLA’s Marine Center Research Group Participates in Two Expeditions with Famous Deep-Sea Submersible ‘Alvin’

Researchers from the EPSS and AOS departments helped lead in the groundbreaking discoveries

UCLA receives $4.1 million commitment to atmospheric and oceanic sciences department

Gift from adjunct professor Larry Harding honors his late father, UCLA alumnus Wayne Harding

UCLA Professor explains benefits and uses of machine learning

Machine learning is a new tool that is being used more and more everyday across different disciplines. Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Jacob Bortnik illustrates the diverse ways to apply machine learning to Earth and space sciences in his Eos publication. Machine learning uses large and complex data steps to reveal unanticipated patterns and…

Faculty Spotlight: Kuo-Nan Liou changing the world of climate projection

Kuo-Nan Liou, a distinguished professor in UCLA’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, has spent his career conducting this type of forward-thinking and future-focused research. Most recently, Dr. Liou has used science and technology to predict the effects of human interaction with the atmosphere on our global climate. Beginning his academic career as an undergraduate…

Student Spotlight: Ken Zhao

Research on seafloor has great implications for sea levels Ken Zhao, a PhD candidate in UCLA’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS), published phenomenal research on seafloor effects on melting glaciers. In collaboration with AOS faculty members Andrew Stewart and Jim McWilliams, Zhao’s research focuses on the Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica and…