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Coral bleaching across Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.  Credit Dan Exton

Coral bleaching across Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has been increasing since the late 18th century, and may threaten its long-term survival, new research shows.

Published on : Thu, 16/08/2018
Corals on platform.  Credit Lundin Britain Ltd

Man-made structures such as oil platforms can help protect sea creatures threatened by climate change and habitat loss, a study suggests.

Rigs, shipwrecks and other structures in the North Sea could play a vital role in holding coral...

Published on : Thu, 16/08/2018
Congratulations to Dr Isla Myers-Smith who has been awarded the RGS-IBS 2018 Walters Kundert Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Isla Myers-Smith who has been awarded the 2018 Walters Kundert Fellowship from the RGS-IBS

Dr Isla Myers-Smith, from the School of GeoSciences, has been awarded the 2018 Walters Kundert Fellowship from the Royal...

Published on : Tue, 07/08/2018
Dick Kroon as a young scientist participating in the IODP Expedition Leg 117 in 1987.

Professor Dick Kroon, Regius Chair of Geology at the School of GeoSciences, has been selected as the next Chair of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Forum.

Published on : Mon, 06/08/2018
University scientists to interpret data from new International Center for Earth Data (ICED).

Experts are developing a satellite-based system to vastly improve monitoring and forecasting of extreme weather and natural disasters anywhere in the world.

Published on : Fri, 03/08/2018
Pétur Már Gíslason of Reykjavik Energy assisting with the sampling of gases from a geothermal fumarole located in the Hellisheidi field. Photo credit: Stuart Gilfillan

Scientists from School of GeoSciences visit CarbFix 2 site in Iceland 

In late June, with the summer exam marking just about completed, Stuart Gilfillan, Gareth Johnson and Stuart Haszeldine from the Edinburgh Geoenergy and Scottish Carbon...

Published on : Tue, 31/07/2018

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