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School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

We are committed to achieving the highest standards in research and education and to providing a rich and varied research-led environment where all staff and students can achieve their full potential to the benefit of society.

Sedimentary logging at Amroth

Courses

Study for accredited degrees amongst leading Earth scientists involved in internationally recognised research programmes.

Research

Learn how our research addresses some of the most significant areas in the Earth and ocean sciences.

Examining fieldwork findings in lab

Research collaboration

Work with us on research projects that have real societal impact.

Fieldwork in Spain

Working with industry

Use our knowledge, facilities and industrial experience to support your business.

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IODP expeditions

We are involved with expeditions with the International Ocean Discovery Program: Exploring the Earth under the Sea (Image credit: Arito Sakaguchi & IODP/TAMU).


Image of marine microfossil called foraminifera

Scientists use ancient marine fossils to unravel long-standing climate puzzle

9 January 2020

Cardiff University scientists have shed new light on the Earth’s climate behaviour during the last known period of global warming over 14 million years ago

Explore our campus, facilities and city. Meet our staff and students and get a real feel for studying and living in Cardiff at our Open Day on Wednesday 1 April 2020.