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18 May 2020
New project aims to produce 4D maps of the Earth’s mantle to help understand some of the most dramatic geological events in our history
6 May 2020
An online CPD course developed by Professor Tom Blenkinsop of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, is helping undergraduate students to access learning to support their degrees.
26 March 2020
A major international study has shed new light on the mechanisms which trigger earthquakes deep below Earth’s surface.
25 March 2020
Ocean drilling project reveals ‘mash up’ of rock types that lead to unique slow motion earthquake events
11 March 2020
Analysis of the 3.8 billion-year-old rocks from Greenland show that most of the elements necessary for the evolution of life were delivered to Earth once its formation was almost complete
19 February 2020
The School welcomes the Welsh Conservatives’ Shadow Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Rural Affairs
13 February 2020
Petex donate software licenses to the 3D Seismic Laboratory to help with research and education
21 January 2020
New research shows shrinking sea ice cannot be expected to return rapidly if climate change is slowed or reversed
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
2 January 2020
Understanding gentler earthquakes could help geoscientists to predict deadly eruptions
19 December 2019
Fossils of trees dating back 386 million years found on the bottom of a New York quarry
27 November 2019
Analysis of fossilised shells reveals cooking habits of Caribbean civilisations over 2500 years ago
18 November 2019
New findings suggest wind power could increase by over a third in the next 10 years
17 September 2019
For decades geoscientists have been trying to detect the influence of climate on the formation of rivers, but up to now there has been no systematic evidence.
30 August 2019
Dr Wim Degruyter is part of a team of scientists who have improved our knowledge of the processes that determine the depth of subvolcanic magma chambers.
Dr Liz Bagshaw and team nominated for 2019 Collaborate to Innovate Awards.
8 August 2019
Groundwater – a vital source of water for drinking and irrigation across sub-Saharan Africa – is resilient to climate variability and change, according to a new study led by Cardiff University and UCL.
New study reveals that magma chambers sit at least 16 km beneath the Earth’s surface
8 July 2019
Scientists unveil first global analysis of drip waters, which form stalagmites and stalactites, from 39 caves around the world
5 July 2019
Annual event demonstrates breadth of careers in STEM
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