February 2018


Prof. Yang’s SIF system and research on crop photosynthesis published in JGR-B

Department of Environmental Sciences Professor Xi Yang is a coauthor on a study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences. The study used the sun-induced fluorescence (SIF) system designed by Prof. Yang to continuously monitor soybean photosynthesis. The increased understanding of the connection between SIF and photosynthesis at the local scale is an […]

Professor Thomson’s 2017 book, Climate of Capitulation, wins prestigious award from American Publishers’ Association.

Professor Vivian Thomson’s 2017 book, Climate of Capitulation: An Insider’s Account of State Power in a Coal Nation (MIT Press), won the honorable mention award in the 2018 PROSE competition, for the Government and Politics category. The PROSE awards, awarded yearly, recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing.

Enviroday 2018 on Feb 23

The UVA Department of Environmental Sciences graduate students will host this years research symposium on February 23rd. Find more info (including schedule, keynote speaker, and more) on the Enviroday website.