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Sugden et al Scientia July 2017

Following on from their published work in Nature Communications (February and August 2016). Professor David Sugden and Dr Andy Hein from the School of GeoSciences and Professor John Woodward from Northumbria University discuss their...

Published on : Fri, 18/08/2017
Larsen C Iceberg, N Gourmelen

Monitored by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission, the crack in the ice is now around 200 km long, leaving just 5 km between the end of the fissure and the ocean. While we wait for Sentinel-1 to tell us when this 6600 sq km iceberg is spawned,...

Published on : Wed, 05/07/2017
Dr Sian Henley, School of GeoSciences

The researchers are part of a team from institutes across the UK taking part in an expedition to the Barents Sea, on board the Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Clark Ross, seeking to understand the effects of rapid warming and sea...

Published on : Fri, 30/06/2017
Gilfillan et al

Researchers from Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) have developed a way to measure tiny traces of inactive natural gases, known as noble gases, found in CO2. These noble gases vary depending on whether the CO2 is from...

Published on : Thu, 22/06/2017
Low Carbon College Agreement Signed

The centre will encourage innovations for use both in China and around the world and draws on the expertise of the University of Edinburgh - GeoSciences and the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI).

Working with colleagues from...

Published on : Mon, 29/05/2017

Scientists used big data computing techniques to study 20 million images uploaded to image hosting website Flickr. The pictures enabled them to create a map detailing the value of coral reefs around the world.

The authors hope that their...

Published on : Mon, 22/05/2017