Earth sciences

Environment - Earth Sciences - Aug 15
Environment - Earth Sciences
The Earth's carbon cycle is crucial in controlling the greenhouse gas content of our atmosphere, and ultimately our climate. Ice sheets which cover about 10 percent of our Earth's land surface at present, were thought 20 years ago to be frozen wastelands, devoid of life and with supressed chemical weathering - irrelevant parts of the carbon cycle.
Earth Sciences - Physics - Aug 8

Cardiff University scientists have revealed the true extent of the internal ‘plumbing system' that drives volcanic activity around the world. An examination of pockets of magma contained within crystals has revealed that the large chambers of molten rock which feed volcanoes can extend to over 16 km beneath the Earth's surface.

Earth Sciences - Jul 1

Can fake earthquakes help safeguard nuclear reactors against natural disasters' Visitors to this year's Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition will be given the opportunity to find out for themselves thanks to research from the University of Bristol, in collaboration with EDF Energy.

Earth Sciences - Jun 14
Earth Sciences

An international team of scientists - including a volcanologist from the University of Bristol - have uncovered why underwater earthquakes are linked with the tides.

Earth Sciences - Jul 30
Earth Sciences

Scientists from the University of Bristol have found a more effective way to predict seismic activity at hydraulic fracturing sites, ensuring that potential earthquake activity remains within safe levels.

Earth Sciences - Environment - Jun 25

The findings of a research expedition to coastal Greenland which examined, for the first time, how melting ice is affecting supplies of nutrients to the oceans has been published in the journal Progress in Oceanography.

Environment - Earth Sciences - May 24
Environment - Earth Sciences

Dr Hanna Ruszczyk (Geography) believes that uderstanding what people fear most can help prevent disasters.


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