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Posted: 22 January 2014
Southampton students on AAPG field trip Postgraduate training in geological and environmental research into oil and gas activities has received £8 million funding for a new countrywide training centre. The new Centre for Doctoral...
Posted: 20 January 2014
Graphic depicting the shelf sea in relation to the land and the deep ocean Last week, researchers convened in Liverpool to discuss a science programme investigating the shelf seas fringing the UK and Europe. The Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry research programme – co-...
Posted: 13 January 2014
Mine dumps at the Skouriotissa Copper Mine looking towards the Troodos Mountains, Cyprus (photo: Dave Craw) Members of the public have a negative view of climate engineering, the deliberate large-scale manipulation of the environment to counteract climate change, according to a new study. The...
Posted: 10 January 2014
La Rance tidal barrage in France Renewable energy can be generated by harnessing the power from the tides, which can be predicted hundreds of years in advance. But the predicted energy gains from certain schemes have been...
Posted: 6 January 2014
Professor Paul Tyler Ocean and Earth Science Emeritus Professor Paul Tyler has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. Professor Tyler, who was based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (...
Posted: 2 January 2014
Large animals (megafauna), such as this hydroid Corymorpha glacialis, are projected to suffer major declines A new study quantifies for the first time future losses in deep-sea marine life, using advanced climate models. Results show that even the most remote deep-sea ecosystems are not safe from the...