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Earth Sciences - Palaeontology - 25.03.2020
In Earth’s largest extinction, land die-offs began long before ocean turnover
Researchers dated ash deposits from this hill, called a koppie in South Africa. The lower part of koppie Loskop exposes strata from before the end-Permian extinction (Palingkloof Member of the Balfour Formation), while the upper part contains layers deposited after the extinction (Katberg Formation).

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.03.2020
Interview on World Water Day on 22 March 2020
Interview on World Water Day on 22 March 2020
Martin, Switzerland is now known as the "water tower of Europe". Will Switzerland still have an excess of water in the future? Overall, Switzerland will still have enough water in the future.

Earth Sciences - 06.03.2020

Academic Rankings - Earth Sciences - 04.03.2020

Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - 21.02.2020
Fossilized wing gives clues about Labrador’s biodiversity during the Cretaceous
Channels McGill University News and Events A fossilised insect wing discovered in an abandoned mine in Labrador has led palaeontologists from McGill University and the University of Gda'sk to identify a new hairy cicada species that lived around 100 million years ago.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 17.02.2020
Neubauer Collegium announces 13 new research projects
The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society has announced 13 new research projects for 2020-21, raising the total number of humanistic research collaborations the center has supported since its 2012 launch to 100. In keeping with previous cycles, this year's innovative projects will address complex questions that cross disciplinary boundaries and strengthen partnerships with scholars and practitioners from other institutions in the United States and abroad.

Earth Sciences - Palaeontology - 17.02.2020
The dinosaur in the cupboard under the stairs
The dinosaur in the cupboard under the stairs
The mystery surrounding dinosaur footprints on a cave ceiling in Central Queensland has been solved after more than a half a century. University of Queensland palaeontologist Dr Anthony Romilio discovered pieces to a decades-old puzzle in an unusual place - a cupboard under the stairs of a suburban Sydney home.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 13.02.2020
Researchers at AAAS to discuss latest science on Cascadia earthquake hazards
The Pacific Northwest's most recent large earthquake, the 2001 Nisqually earthquake near Seattle, was a magnitude 6.8, but history shows that the region could be rocked any day by a much larger event.

Earth Sciences - 11.02.2020
Postglacial erosion: new insights from the Mont Blanc massif
Assessing the impact of Quaternary glaciation at the Earth's surface implies understanding of the long-term evolution of alpine landscapes.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 30.01.2020
Exploring hidden Ice Age landscape in the English Channel
An ambitious survey of a former Ice Age landscape, which sits off the coast of Jersey in the English Channel seabed, is to be carried out on foot by a team of archaeologists led by UCL's Institute of Archaeology.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 28.01.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 22.01.2020
New weather ’normals’ show how Madison’s climate has changed over 40 years
The National Weather Service's bulletins often mention when extreme weather deviates from normal. But normal is changing.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.01.2020
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
A major airborne and oceanographic mission off the Caribbean island of Barbados is preparing to study two major climate unknowns: trade wind cumulus clouds and mesoscale eddies in the ocean.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.01.2020
Puerto Rico earthquake and aftermath: U-M experts can discuss
Puerto Rico earthquake and aftermath: U-M experts can discuss
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts-including two who are in Puerto Rico now and experienced Tuesday's earthquake and the aftershocks-are available to discuss the situation in Puerto Rico.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.01.2020
Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future
Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future
The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are put in place to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals, a new academic study has warned.

Earth Sciences - Mathematics - 01.01.2020

Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - 11.12.2019
Newly described fossil whale represents intermediate stage between foot-powered and tail-powered swimming
Newly described fossil whale represents intermediate stage between foot-powered and tail-powered swimming
ç €äoe“中文 हिन्दी Português Español Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn A newly described fossil whale represents a new species and an important step in the evolution of whale locomotion, according to a University of Michigan paleontologist and his colleagues.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 10.12.2019
UW scientist to lead NASA field study of East Coast snowstorms
UW scientist to lead NASA field study of East Coast snowstorms
Snowstorms can wreak havoc across the United States, but especially on the East Coast. Snow is the least-understood form of precipitation, with major snowstorms among the most difficult weather events to forecast.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.12.2019
Scientists call for urgent action to protect global groundwater
Governments and international committees must recognise the crucial contribution of groundwater to climate resilience and sustainable development, urges a group of international scientists and practitioners including from UCL.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 06.12.2019
Flatten Greenland, and the Atlantic jet stream goes with it
Building off previous research showing the Atlantic jet stream hovers between three preferred latitudes, researchers found the topography of Greenland is responsible for its northernmost position.

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.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.12.2019
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
From 7 December 2019 to 25 January 2020, a team of scientists from France (CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes ) and Italy ( Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche , Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcano

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

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 25.11.2019
Transregional Research Center Examines the Formation of Earth
The German Research Foundation funds joint Collaborative Research Center between Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Münster No 363/2019 from Nov 25, 2019 A Transregional Collaborative Res

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.
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