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UEA scientists strengthen UK commitment to greenhouse gases science

The UK has become the newest member of an international consortium supporting science on greenhouse gases, through a long-term research infrastructure.  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/uea-scientists-strengthen-uk-commitment-to-greenhouse-gases-science

Joint School Research Group Seminar, Wednesday, 14th September

Nutrient enrichment from river discharge in the Great Barrier Reef and consequent effects: Loss of resilience for the future against a changing climate Presented by Jon Brodie (TropWater, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia) On Wednesday, 14th September 2016, Clayton Room, 1 - 2 pm The degree of increased discharge of nitrogen and phosphorus from Great Barrier Reef (GBR) rivers, associated with agricultural development of the catchments in the last 200 years,...

Hay fever from ragweed pollen could double due to climate change

Climate change could cause new hay fever misery for millions of people across Europe – according to a new report from the University of East Anglia in collaboration with several European institutes.  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/hay-fever-from-ragweed-pollen-could-double-due-to-climate-change

Tropical forests overexploited by unsustainable logging

Widely hailed as a renewable natural resource, tropical timber from old-growth tropical forests is selectively logged worldwide at an unprecedented scale.  Read this article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/tropical-forests-overexploited-by-unsustainable-logging

New report outlines climate change risks to UK

UEA researchers have contributed to a new report which confirms that climate change is happening now.  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/new-report-provides-authoritative-scientific-assessment-of-climate-change-risks-to-uk

New research centre to strengthen marine science capacity

A new marine science centre launches today aiming to provide solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the world’s seas and society - from climate change to energy and food security.  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/new-uea-government-research-centre-to-strengthen-uk-marine-science-capacity

£8 million monsoon project launches in India

A project involving scientists from the UK and India to predict monsoon rainfall by studying ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal launches today.  Read this full article at: £8 million monsoon project launches in india  

Jessica Johnson has won a UEA Engagement Award 2016

Jessica Johnson has won a UEA Engagement Award 2016.  Read more at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/community-university-engagement/awards

Underwater ‘lost city’ found to be geological formation

The ancient underwater remains of a long lost Greek city were in fact created by a naturally occurring phenomenon – according to joint research from the University of East Anglia and the University of Athens (Greece).  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/underwater-lost-city-found-to-be-geological-formation

UEA landslide research could help save lives

UEA research into the hazard risks of landslides could help save lives thanks to a new digital resource which launches today.   Read this full article