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05 February 2019

The Health of Our Oceans: Seabirds as Sentinels

Our oceans are important in sustaining human life, but our knowledge of them as functioning ecosystems lags far behind that of terrestrial ones. Why? Dr Jim Reynolds writes for The Birmingham Brief.

25 January 2019

Geobiology in Arabian Gulf sediments

Following a pilot study in Oct 2017, Sarah Greene co-led a successful sampling expedition to the sabkha west of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in January 2019.

15 January 2019

Move software suite license agreement renewed

The School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences announces renewed Academic Software Licence agreement of the Move software suite with Petroleum Experts Ltd.

30 November 2018

Autumn train timetables - a leafy subject

For railway commuters across England and Wales, December brings to an end the annual 'Leaf fall timetables' and the regular announcements of 'leaves on the line' causing delays.

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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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