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We are advancing understanding of our planet and its people - past, present and future.
Posted 04 November 2015
In a recent article on The Conversation, Rob MacKenzie, Professor of Atmospheric Science in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, asks whether trees really help clear the air in our cities, and considers the many ways in which trees affect the urban environment.
Researchers in the School have discovered that there is a sharp reduction in visibility caused by fireworks and bonfires on Guy Fawkes' night. They found that visibility was further decreased when the relative humidity was high.
Posted 27 October 2015
Research has been conducted in collaboration with local SME business Saturn Bioponics Ltd to assess the geographical locations most likely to gain significant benefits from a newly-developed vertical growing system for crop production.
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