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Professor Andrew Curtis has been announced as the 2017 winner of the Reginald Fessenden Award of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists for his pioneering work in establishing the concepts of seismic interferometry.
Professor Gabi Hegerl is recognised for her outstanding contribution to science.
Glacier flow at the southern Antarctic Peninsula has increased since the 1990s, but a new study has found the change to be only a third of what was recently reported.
Skeletons and shells first came into being 550 million years ago as the chemical make-up of seawater changed, a study suggests.
Researchers from the School of GeoSciences find that the build-up of gravel deposited on Himalayan riverbeds after catastrophic events increases the risk of flooding in the Ganga Plain.