Geography, Earth and environment at Brighton

Green MEP Keith Taylor visits University of Brighton

MEP’s air pollution warning Green MEP Keith Taylor is visiting the University of Brighton’s new advanced air quality monitoring station, the first of its kind in the UK to detect harmful nano-sized particles and their gaseous precursors. Mr Taylor, who represents the South East, said: “Public Health England statistics show poor air quality is responsible…

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Post from our man in Sicily

Etna greeting us on the morning of 17th March 2016 (from Boris Behncke @etnaboris)

Morocco field trip

Temperatures are warming up for the Morocco field trip in four weeks’ time. Deciding what to pack for the Atlas Mountains is an issue: recent years have seen 30 degree temperatures, extreme rainfall and a metre of snow. Looking forward to it!

The countdown to Sicily 2016 begins!

Hoping that Mount Etna puts on another explosive performance for our forthcoming Sicily field trip. Just 4 weeks to go!

Volunteer for a good cause and gain valuable experience for your CV

Staff and students have been lending the Ouse and Adur Rivers Trust a hand planting hundreds of trees in the local river catchment. The trust were recently awarded funding to plant 5,000 trees in an upstream catchment of the River Adur. The trees will create valuable habitat, store carbon and control the river flows in…

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