Earth and Environment

Environment - Aug 21
For centuries, miners have burrowed into the earth in search of salt-laid down in thick layers from ancient oceans long since evaporated. When scientists saw huge deposits of salt on Mars, they immediately wondered whether it meant Mars too once had giant oceans. Yet it's remained unclear what those deposits meant about the Red Planet's climate.
Environment - Aug 20
Environment

An experiment with a water-saving "smart" faucet shows potential for reducing water use. The catch? Unbeknownst to study participants, the faucet's smarts came from its human controller.

Environment - Aug 20
Environment

Under a pilot project being spearheaded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), a team of experts - including civil and environmental engineers from EPFL - are studying methods to help protect a region of the Andes Mountains threatened by glacial retreat.

Environment - Aug 19

A new study shows that in multiple animal species climate change causes changes in the life cycle, e.g. the timing of the egg hatching, or adaptations in their morphology, e.g. body size.

Environment - Aug 20
Environment

New study finds that insufficient nutrient supply has not been properly accounted for in ecosystem models.

Environment - Aug 19

Angus, or Scottish Highland: not all cows are the same when it comes to a preference for different shrub, herbaceous and grass species. Research work carried out by Agroscope with the Universities of Heidelberg and Göttingen in Germany shows that cattle breed influences the botanical composition of pasture.

Environment - Aug 15
Environment

The Earth's carbon cycle is crucial in controlling the greenhouse gas content of our atmosphere, and ultimately our climate.

Currently 342 jobs in fields Environment, Earth Sciences, Palaeontology.
Selected Jobs
Environment - 14.08
Wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeitende/n Gebäude-Energie-Systeme Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften ZHAW, Wädenswil
Environment - 16.07
Forschungsgruppenleiter/in für Active Assisted Living (AAL) Hochschule Luzern, Horw/Luzern
Chemistry - 20.08
Research Fellow University of Queensland
Life Sciences - 19.08
Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of Queensland
Computer Science/Telecom - 02.08
Postdoctoral researcher: satellite-based hydrological data assimilation Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 19.07
Post-doc positions on energy systems modeling Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 14.08
Professur für ’Pflanzenernährung und Nähstoffkreisläufe’ Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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