Earth Sciences

Lapworth-hero-montage-1437x458Earth Sciences is arguably more diverse than any other subject, including as it does, aspects of biology, geography, environmental science, physics, chemistry, engineering, and computing to name but a few. 

An Earth Sciences degree will set you up to address society's changing needs from the sustainable use of resources, to predicting natural hazards and mitigating environmental change.

Although preparing academically is important, the most vital skill a Earth Sciences student can have is a passion for the subject. The resources listed below will help develop your curiosity before arriving at university:

Live Lecture Series

Earth’s wandering magnetic field 
Hosted by Dr Marco Maffione
Password: 2u**66?W 
Back ground reading:
Geomagnetic field intensity
Pre-Mesozoic Paleomagnetism
Past Climate Change and Societal Collapse? 
Hosted by Dr James Bendle
Password: 1F*!934@
Background Reading:
Why the Maya Fell
Climate as a contributing factor in the demis of Angkor 
Cultural Responses to Climate Change
When Volcanoes Cause Tsunamis
Hosted by;Dr Sebastian Watt
Password: bQ3mh+XS
Background Reading:
Volcanic Collapse
Tsunami Modelling
Anak Krakatau Sector Collapse
Jurassic brain teasers - inside the heads of dinosaurs
Hosted by Dr Stephan Lautenschlager
Password: f3m=5snm 
Background Reading:
Reconstructing The Past
Digitally Constructing Endocranial Casts
New Insights Into the Brain, Braincase, and Ear Region of Tyrannosaurs