School of GeoSciences

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S Flude and S Gilfillan

A new method that inexpensively monitors the safe storage of industrial greenhouse gas emissions is to be used by a leading research project.

The test will aid the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, in which carbon...

Published on : Wed, 20/09/2017

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

Over the summer weeks, GeoSciences scientists sailed off for the Arctic Ocean as part of a £10 million research programme to investigate how the region is changing.  Now back on terra firma, we catch up with ship blogger Celeste Kellock.

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

Professor Anton Ziolkowski has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Published on : Tue, 05/09/2017
Sugden et al Scientia July 2017

In an article in leading outreach journal Scientia, Edinburgh and Northumbria University glaciologists consider the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet during previous interglacial periods.

Published on : Fri, 18/08/2017