Earth sciences

Environment - Earth Sciences - Sep 17
A new study, including scientists from Cardiff University and published today , discovers a clear climatic signature on rivers globally that challenges existing theories. If you walk from a river's source to its mouth, you walk a path that descends in elevation. In some rivers, this path will descend steeply out of the uplands, and then flatten out in the lowlands.
Environment - Earth Sciences - Sep 16

A new study, led by scientists from the University of Bristol and published , discovers a clear climatic signature on rivers globally that challenges existing theories. For decades geoscientists have been trying to detect the influence of climate on the formation of rivers, but up to now there has been no systematic evidence.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Sep 12
Environment - Earth Sciences

The largest glacier in the Alps is visibly suffering the effects of global warming. ETH researchers have now calculated how much of the Aletsch Glacier will still be visible by the end of the century.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Sep 10
Environment - Earth Sciences

New research by an international team of scientists, led by the University of Cologne and including the University of Bristol, has revealed a lake considered to be the oldest in Europe was first established 1.36 million years ago and has existed continuously ever since.

Astronomy - Earth Sciences - Sep 5

Dr Luke Daly, Research Associate in Solar System Science at the University of Glasgow's School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, holding a piece of a Martian nakhlite meteorite. Modern analysis of Martian meteorites has revealed unprecedented details about how asteroid impacts help create temporary sources of running water on the red planet.

Earth Sciences - Sep 16
Earth Sciences

Researchers suspect greater dynamics than previously assumed between the Earth's surface and its mantle / Study published in 'Nature Geoscience' What is the chemical composition of the Earth's interior?

Environment - Earth Sciences - Sep 11

Professor Dale Dominey-Howes in Geosciences explains how climate change is exacerbating every risk factor for more frequent and intense bushfires Spring has barely arrived, and bushfires are burning  across Australia's eastern seaboard.

Earth Sciences - Environment - Sep 9
Earth Sciences - Environment

Researchers probing the impact that wiped out the dinosaurs find evidence of wildfires and tsunami in the rocks at ground zero.

Earth Sciences - Sep 4

The amount of plastic fragments in Santa Barbara Basin sediments has been increasing exponentially since the end of World War II, according to a study by researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego.

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