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Underwater tsunamis created by glacier break-up

Scientists lucky enough to be in the “right place at the right time” witnessed a giant lump of ice breaking away from the William Glacier in Antarctica, a process known as calving

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'world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent'

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39th

in the world for Environmental Sciences

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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Explore the relationships between people and nature, and the challenging and difficult decisions we face when managing natural resources, through this flexible program of online courses.

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