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These issues will directly affect the selection of appropriate tracers, the injection programme and concentrations necessary for their reliable detection as well as appropriate sampling approaches. The paper suggests a programme of work to address...

Published on : Mon, 20/11/2017

The study presented new interpretation of the noble gas fingerprints found within two natural CO2 reservoirs, namely Bravo Dome and Sheep Mountain. These samples provided a unique insight into the volatile character of the mantle sourcing...

Published on : Mon, 20/11/2017

The findings are significant as Pine Island Glacier is the fastest melting glacier in Antarctica and currently accounts for up to 10 per cent of global sea level rise. Ice melting into the ocean in the region is expected to increase as the climate...

Published on : Mon, 20/11/2017

Deforested areas of the Amazon Basin have a limited ability to recover because of recent changes in climate, a study shows.

Limited growth in a drier climate has restricted the amount of carbon that new...

Published on : Thu, 16/11/2017
51 Best Places to See Scotland's Geology

People flock to Scotland to explore and wonder at the beauty and drama of the landscape, but now everyone can find out more about exactly how these landforms were created and why they look the way they do today.  Three billion years in the making,...

Published on : Fri, 13/10/2017
N Gourmelen - Ice Shelf Appears Flat

Satellite images have helped scientists shed light on melting from the underside of Antarctica’s ice shelves.

Their findings help to explain the formation of huge inverted canyons in the underbelly of ice shelves....

Published on : Wed, 11/10/2017

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