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Based in and supported by the School of Geosciences, the Edinburgh Ion Microprobe Facility, EIMF, is recognised internationally as an outstanding SIMS laboratory and widely regarded as the 'jewel in the crown' of UK National Facilities for the Earth...

Published on : Thu, 15/02/2018
CO2 injection into porous rock

New research showing how naturally occurring noble gases can be used to track the movement of carbon dioxide (CO2) injected underground could provide a reliable monitoring technique for carbon storage operators worldwide.

Published on : Wed, 14/02/2018
Lightning may strike less often in future across the globe as the planet warms, a scientific study suggests

Lightning may strike less often in future across the globe as the planet warms, a scientific study suggests.

Published on : Tue, 13/02/2018
Potentially harmful levels of the air pollutant ozone are present in many regions around the world, according to a global study by a team of scientists including researchers from the School of GeoSciences.

Potentially harmful levels of the air pollutant ozone are present in many regions around the world, according to a global study by scientists including researchers from the School of GeoSciences.

Published on : Tue, 06/02/2018

The paper was originally published in 2003 and written by a group in the School of Geosciences, headed by Professor Keith Smith.  

Published on : Tue, 30/01/2018
Professor Kathy Whaler has been appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her services to geophysics.

Kathy Whaler, Chair of Geophysics, is amongst ten staff members from the University of Edinburgh to have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. 

Published on : Mon, 08/01/2018

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