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Environment - Earth Sciences - 04.12.2019
Atmospheric River Storms Create $1 Billion-a-Year Flood Damage
Atmospheric rivers pose a $1 billion-a-year flood risk in the West, according to a study released today.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 02.12.2019
Transregional research center examines the formation of earth
Transregional research center examines the formation of earth
A Transregional Collaborative Research Center (CRC-TRR) run by teams at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Münster has been approved for an additional funding period by the German Research Foundation (DFG) to continue their study of how terrestrial planets formed.

Earth Sciences - Chemistry - 02.12.2019
Breathing? Thank volcanoes, tectonics and bacteria
Breathing? Thank volcanoes, tectonics and bacteria
Study points to one cause for several mysteries linked to breathable oxygen Earth's breathable atmosphere is key for life, and a new study suggests that the first burst of oxygen was added by a spate of volcanic eruptions brought about by tectonics. The study by geoscientists at Rice University offers a new theory to help explain the appearance of significant concentrations of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere about 2.5 billion years ago, something scientists call the Great Oxidation Event (GOE).

Earth Sciences - Environment - 28.11.2019
Women in STEM: Fiona Llewellyn Beard
For Cambridge students For our researchers Business and enterprise Colleges and Departments Email and phone search Give to Cambridge Museums and collections Undergraduate Events and open days Fees an

Earth Sciences - Physics - 19.11.2019
Caltech and the City of Pasadena Team Up to Build Seismic Sensing Network
Caltech and the City of Pasadena are teaming up to create a citywide fiber optic earthquake detector capable of mapping how temblors are shaking the city at millimeter-scale resolution.

Earth Sciences - 12.11.2019
Christmas and New Year mail arrangements
Please take note of the last posting dates for Christmas mail and UCL Mail Service closure dates. The UCL Post Room would appreciate your co-operation in observing the deadlines set by Royal Mail and assist us by posting early for Christmas.

Earth Sciences - Event - 11.11.2019

Earth Sciences - 01.11.2019
Seismology in the service of peace
Seismology in the service of peace
News By: Michèle Marti and Felix Würsten Twenty years ago, Switzerland ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 01.11.2019
EPFL champions energy geostructures
EPFL champions energy geostructures
Energy geostructures provide a constant source of renewable heating and cooling in buildings and infrastructures and perform very well.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.10.2019
UW team sending autonomous surfboard to explore Antarctic waters
UW team sending autonomous surfboard to explore Antarctic waters
This week, a surfboard arrived in Antarctica. Not only was it missing a surfer, but the unique board was covered in parts that let it move independently and measure the surrounding seawater. The University of Washington project will first use the Wave Glider to investigate the summer conditions near Palmer Station on the Antarctic Peninsula, to better understand how the warming ocean interacts with ice shelves that protrude from the shore.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 21.10.2019

Environment - Earth Sciences - 18.10.2019
Seven Questions with Hamnah Shakeel
This week we meet second-year BA Geography student Hamnah, who has been heavily involved with sustainability initiatives at UCL.

Earth Sciences - Civil Engineering - 17.10.2019
UC San Diego at Epicenter of Earthquake Research
A firefighter looks on as researchers conduct fire tests on a building that has just undergone a simulated earthquake on UC San Diego's shake table.

Earth Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.10.2019
California rolls out first statewide earthquake early warning system
California Gov. Gavin Newsom today (Thursday, Oct. 17) announced the debut of the nation's first statewide earthquake early warning system that will deliver alerts to people's cellphones through an app developed at the University of California, Berkeley.

Earth Sciences - Art and Design - 17.10.2019

Earth Sciences - Event - 15.10.2019
Global research projects co-designed with experts in East Africa awarded UKRI funding
From helping schools improve earthquake mitigation plans, to enabling farmers to detect fish stocks and seasonal droughts, researchers are collaborating with regional partners in a bid to deliver strategic responses to prescient challenges. Three teams from the University of Bristol have been awarded a total of £800,383 from the UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) , which aims to bolster innovation within the UK and developing countries by encouraging co-designed projects with practical applications that are mindful of local needs and sensitivities.

Earth Sciences - 14.10.2019
Taking the Scenic Route to CMU
First-year student Eva Gerstle spent her gap year hiking the entire Appalachian Trail As rain poured on a frigid Georgia day, Eva Gerstle saw her first white blaze, a painted rectangle marking the passage of the Appalachian Trail.

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 08.10.2019

Earth Sciences - Environment - 25.09.2019
Puerto Rico’s temblor before the storm
Epicenter of the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Puerto Rico Monday. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey Epicenter of the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Puerto Rico Monday.

Earth Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.09.2019

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.09.2019
Are we facing a catastrophic bushfire season?
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 - Career - 03.09.2019

Earth Sciences - 30.08.2019
Benoît Ferrari takes over as interim director of the Ecotox Centre
Benoît Ferrari takes over as interim director of the Ecotox Centre
After studying biology and biochemistry at the University of Lorraine (Metz, F), Benoît Ferrari worked on the ecotoxicity of solid waste in his dissertation.

Earth Sciences - 28.08.2019
A message from Chancellor Carol Christ about seismic issues on Berkeley’s campus
Chancellor Carol Christ issued the following message on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 : To the Campus Community, I am writing to provide an update about work underway across the University of California system, including the Berkeley campus, to assess, analyze and mitigate existing seismic hazards.

Earth Sciences - 28.08.2019
What you should know about seismic issues on Berkeley’s campus
Chancellor Carol Christ sent a message to the UC Berkeley community on Wednesday about an ongoing seismic assessment of the roughly 600 buildings owned or occupied by the university.

Earth Sciences - 27.08.2019
Scientists gather to discuss Mineral Resources for a Green Future
This week the University of Glasgow is hosting the largest Mineral Deposit research meeting in Europe in 2019.

Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - 21.08.2019

Earth Sciences - 26.07.2019

Earth Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 18.07.2019
Machine-learning competition boosts earthquake prediction capabilities
Machine-learning competition boosts earthquake prediction capabilities
Competitors' success predicting quake timing in the online Kaggle competition could help save lives, infrastructure Crowdsourcing for new approaches in earthquake forecasting helps us leverage a wide

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 04.07.2019
Dust storms swirl at the north pole of Mars
Dust storms swirl at the north pole of Mars
ESA's Mars Express has been keeping an eye on local and regional dust storms brewing at the north pole of the Red Planet over the last month, watching as they disperse towards the equator.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 02.07.2019
Is wildfire management ’for the birds’?
Spotted owls, native to the old-growth forests of the West Coast, have already lost much of their former habitat to logging.

Earth Sciences - 01.07.2019
The great Bristol shake off - making our world earthquake safe
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. Members of the public will be able to explore the interactive exhibit at the free festival to celebrate the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology in the UK, running in London from Monday 1 to Sunday 7 July.

Earth Sciences - 27.06.2019
2015 Nepal earthquake offers clues about hazards
The audible world contains vast amounts of information about the world around us. Scholars from across Stanford are exploring this invisible landscape as a research tool and as a way of understanding each other.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 24.06.2019
Subsurface water storage makes big difference in plants’ response to drought
The sun rises over an oak savanna in the Dry Creek watershed, part of the Eel River Critical Zone Observatory in the Northern California Coast Ranges, where trees remained healthy through California's recent extreme drought.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.06.2019
Climate Change in West Africa
Climate Change in West Africa
06/17/2019 A research centre in West Africa examines strategies to address the climate change. Its German partner is the University of Würzburg; the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the initiative with 3.7 million euros.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 24.05.2019
Earthquakes or tiger attacks?
Earthquakes or tiger attacks?
Dr Hanna Ruszczyk (Geography) believes that uderstanding what people fear most can help prevent disasters.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 24.05.2019

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.05.2019
Solving geothermal energy’s earthquake problem
A geothermal energy project triggered a damaging earthquake in 2017 in South Korea. A new analysis suggests flaws in some of the most common ways of trying to minimize the risk of such quakes when harnessing the Earth's heat for energy.
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