Vote for @ueaenv student Joe Platt @chatplatt in the @guardian One Change competition: http://www.theguardian.com/one-change-competition/2015/feb/26/one-change-competition-pick-your-winner
Following from the highly successful ocean glider community workshop at NOC Liverpool in 2013, we are pleased to announce the 2015 workshop at UEA in Norwich on 6th and 7th May 2015. The workshop is intended to get the community together to present and discuss the science that we can do with ocean gliders. Everyone is welcome, especially PhD students and those new to using gliders. Registration is now open at: https://eventbrite.co.uk/event/15750766968/ We hope to...
Dr Ruth Welters from the Agritech Water Cluster talks to journalist Richard Hollingham and Essex farmer Johnnie Jiggens about the importance of water in growing potatoes http://agritechwatercluster.org/potato-podcast
UEA is collaborating with BirdLife International and Swarovski Optik to conserve Great Bustards in Spain and Portugal
Researchers from the School of Environmental Sciences have launched a new study focusing on Great Bustards in Spain and Portugal, working directly with local governments in Extremadura and Alentejo, as well as the conservationist group BirdLife International and University of Lisbon. The Great Bustard is classified as Globally Vulnerable, and suffers from intensification of land-uses throughout its range. The research aims to provide evidence-based recommendations on how to improve...
Prof Colin Murrell (ENV) has been awarded The CAS President’s International Fellowship for Distinguished Scientists. Read this article at the Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences website
Provisional full-year global mean temperature figures show 2014 was one of the warmest years in a record dating back to 1850. Read this full item
The School of Environmental Sciences has come 10th in the UK for its research according to a major Government analysis released on 18th December. 35% of research by the School was scored as 4* (world leading) - the highest quality – with 52% assessed as 3* (internationally excellent) in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). We are the 3rd placed department in the UK when ranked by the volume of world-leading research achieved and 5th placed in terms of research ‘power’. The...
Extreme temperature anomalies are warming faster than Earth's average. Read this full article
One year on from the biggest UK storm surge for 60 years, new aerial photos have revealed details of breaches to the natural and man-made coastal defences on part of the East Anglian coastline. Read more about this article
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