School of Earth and Environment

Top 15 in the world

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

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Mobile X-band weather radar to improve regional flood forecasting

We are part of a team aiming to improve flood forecasting in Cumbria through the deployment of a mobile weather radar

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Environmental Challenges

Explore how human society interacts with the natural world, through this flexible program of online courses

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Pollution
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School of Earth and Environment

The School of Earth and Environment is home to one of the largest groupings of Earth, environmental and social scientists tackling global issues such as climate change, energy, water and sustainable development. Our research feeds directly into our teaching, which means you’ll learn about the latest developments in your field from world-leading researchers.

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Undergraduate student

Our world-leading research feeds directly into our teaching which means you will learn from people who are international authorities in climate science, sustainability, geology and geophysics.

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Masters students

Our range of masters courses will equip you with not only expert subject knowledge, but with important professional and transferable skills that employers require.

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Research projects

As a researcher at Leeds, you will be immersed in a friendly, supportive and diverse research community where you can make breakthroughs happen.

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A new cross-disciplinary institute to study fluid dynamics will launch on January 30th, 2019.

A new cross-disciplinary institute to study fluid dynamics will launch on…

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Avoiding fossil fuel 'lock-in' could help limit global temperature rise

New research suggests there is a 64% chance of limiting the increase in…

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Professor Stephen Mobbs

Important scientific contributions in the field of meteorology have resulted…

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Fall Colours

A recently completed study By Rob Chapman and Dave Banks facilitated by a…

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ICAS internal seminar with Jamie Wilson, Marieanne Leong and Ben Silver. Chair: Grace Porter

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Earth Surface Science Institute seminar. Speaker Dr. Jochen Knies, Geological Survey of Norway.

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ICAS internal seminar with Laura Kiely, Dr Chris Smith and Alberto Sanchez Marroquín. Chair: Chris Kelly

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Professor Bill Bloss, University of Birmingham

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

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As a graduate of the School you are one of our most important advocates, and we are always delighted to hear from our former students.

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We provide businesses with access to our talented students through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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