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The Scottish and UK oil industries are entering their final decade of production, research suggests.

A study of output from offshore fields estimates that close to 10 per cent of the UK’s original recoverable oil and gas remains – about 11 per...

Published on : Tue, 19/09/2017
Polar Bear - Photo Credit: Helen, Benthic Transect - Photo Credit: Celeste, RRS James Clark Ross Scientific Team - Photo Credit: Celeste
Published on : Thu, 14/09/2017
TEDx Salon: Unravelling Earth

TEDx are organizing their first salon event of the year on the 20th of September, at the National Gallery of Scotland. Unravelling Earth will be an exciting evening with topics ranging from Dinosaurs to your own...

Published on : Mon, 11/09/2017
Royal Academy of Engineering

This is an outstanding honour which recognizes Anton Ziolkowski’s achievements in the field of geophysical engineering.  Anton is Professor of Petroleum Geoscience in the School of GeoSciences. 

His work on the development of theories and...

Published on : Tue, 05/09/2017
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