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Antarctic seals can help predict ice sheet melt

Two species of seal found in Antarctic seas are helping scientists collect data about the temperature and salinity of waters around vulnerable ice sheets in West Antarctica.  Read this full article at  http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/antarctic-seals-can-help-predict-ice-sheet-melt

Growing ‘dead zone’ confirmed by underwater robots

New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) has confirmed a dramatic decrease in oxygen in the Gulf of Oman part of the Arabian Sea. But the environmental disaster is worse than expected. Read more at:  http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/growing-dead-zone-confirmed-by-underwater-robots-in-the-gulf-of-oman

UEA joins new study into Antarctic glaciers

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are part of an international research project to understand how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse. Read this full article at:  http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/uea-joins-new-study-into-antarctic-glaciers

Uea research paints underwater pictures with sound

Silent marine robots that record sounds underwater are allowing researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) to listen to the oceans as never before. Read more at:  http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/uea-research-paints-underwater-pictures-with-sound

Probing past climate using trees and thermometers

Tim Osborn's UEA Inaugural Lecture is now available to view at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAbm-62RFRE&feature=youtu.be

Explosions! Rocks! Rainfall! Risk! Scientist in an adventure with volcanoes

View the video recording of Jenni Barclay’s inaugural lecture – Explosions! Rocks! Rainfall! Risk! Scientist in an adventure with volcanoes

Back Last year the warmest year on record without an El Niño

  Provisional figures for global average near-surface temperatures confirm that last year, 2017, was the warmest year on record without the influence of warming from El Niño. Read this full article at  http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/last-year-the-warmest-year-on-record-without-an-el-nino

Hear about studying Environmental Science

If you would like to find out more about what it is like to study Environmental Science at the University of East Anglia then hear Veronica's story about being a student here.  Veronica's story

Royal accolade for ground-breaking environmental science

Half a century of ground-breaking environmental science at UEA has been recognised by the Queen today. Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/royal-accolade-for-ground-breaking-environmental-science  

Geography degrees awarded RGS accreditation

ENV is delighted that our Geography degrees (BA and BSc) have been awarded accreditation from Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). “RGS accreditation is highly valued by graduate employers as well as by current and prospective students alike so we are really pleased that our degrees have been recognised,” said Dr Gill Seyfang, Course Director, BA Geography. The RGS accreditation scheme allows the university to receive an independent check that the knowledge, skills and other...