This year, Geography Awareness Week – #GeoWeek – runs from 14-20 November. This year’s theme is “The Future is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward”. For #GeoWeek 2021, we’re highlighting the work of female physical geographers in the Department of Geography. Join us to learn how women in science in our Department are pursuing the […]

Since graduating from my PhD in 2015 I have been fortunate to work with great colleagues on a number of research projects in the National Centre for Geocomputation, including Building City Dashboards, U-Flyte , Terrain-AI and the Copernicus Academy and Relay (Webpage launching in December 2021). Following my PhD I knew I wanted to stay […]

Every second, billions of litres of warm water flow northward near the surface of the Atlantic, while the same amount of cold water in the deeper ocean flows back southward. In this way, an amount of heat equivalent to the energy production of a million nuclear power plants is brought into the North Atlantic. Since […]

As a sailor, windsurfer, and diver I have been interested in air-sea interactions for many years. Following a BSC in Environmental Science at UEA, an MRes in Ocean Science, I undertook a PhD at the University of Southampton, looking at the impact of Atlantic Ocean variability on tropical cyclones and the northern hemisphere jet stream. […]

Charles David Keeling began measuring carbon dioxide (CO2) on Mauna Loa in Hawaii in 1958 and today Greenhouse gases are being monitored around the world from Mauna Loa in Hawaii to Mace Head in Ireland as part of the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gas experiment campaign (AGAGE). AGAGE is part of the powerful global observing system […]

The number of new invertebrate pest threats to plant health has been increasing in recent years, as a result of increasing globalization, trade in plants/plant products, and climate change (Bebber, 2015; Bebber et al., 2013; Desprez-Loustau et al., 2007; Liebhold et al., 2012; Santini et al., 2013). To support policy and pest prioritization, Pest Risk […]

My interest in learning about past climate began during my Geography degree when I spent four months studying geology on Svalbard, a remote island in the Arctic at 78⁰N. We spent a couple of weeks doing remote fieldwork and spent our days hiking long distances and then balancing on the edge of mountains to examine […]

Written by: Aiste Sabaliauskaite The Drum: ‘Creative Cities Seattle’ Introducing the final of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). […]

Written by: Sarah Lynch Introducing the fifth of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). Happy Monday people of Dublin, […]

Written by: Stephen Keogh Introducing the fourth of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). Dublin you are: The concept […]