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Posted 09 September 2021

Ancient sea ice core sheds light on modern climate change

A 170 m record of marine sediment cores extracted from Adélie Land in Antarctica by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Programme is yielding new insights into the complicated relationship between sea ice and climate change.

Posted 22 July 2021

Huge Jurassic seabed uncovered in Cotswolds quarry

One of the largest and most important finds of exquisitely preserved Jurassic echinoderms – spiny-skinned marine animals such as starfish and sea urchins has been excavated at a secret site in the Cotswolds.

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Studying Geography at Birmingham

Geography and Environmental Science fieldwork

Geological mapping field trip

Forthcoming seminars and events

We run a number of seminar series' throughout the School with speakers both internal and external, on subjects ranging from human geography to atmospheric sciences. 
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