Sightings of humpback whales feeding on anchovies have been common.
A warm blob of water, a bloom of toxic algae, unexpected sightings of ocean life, and an El Niño have left UC Santa Cruz researchers wondering what the future holds for North America's west coast and its marine ecosystem.
UC Santa Cruz astronomers are involved in planning for WFIRST, a powerful new space telescope now under development by NASA.
Sloan Foundation includes astronomer Andrew Skemer and ecologist Kristy Kroeker among 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers.
UCSC study finds court adjudication of groundwater basins focuses more on resolving conflicts and less on sustainable groundwater management.