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2 June 2020
Scientists identify specific conditions that cause tectonic plates to slowly creep underneath one another rather than generate potentially catastrophic earthquakes
26 May 2020
New €6.7M project aims to help rural East African communities adapt to climate change using state-of-the-art predictions of water scarcity and food insecurity
The project to drive awareness of the impact of marine pollution among young people celebrates success as it comes to a close
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 Ocean 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
New study reveals that magma chambers sit at least 16 km beneath the Earth’s surface
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