School of Earth and Environment

PhD centre will nurture new leaders in Earth observation

The Centre for Satellite Data in Environmental Science will enable 50 fully-funded PhD researchers to harness satellite data to tackle global environmental challenges

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Tropical peatland in the Congo, observed by satellites. Credit: Dr Edward Mitchard, University of Edinburgh
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Greenland ice losses rising faster than expected

Research by University of Leeds scientists has found that Greenland has lost 3.8 trillion tonnes of ice since 1992 – enough to push global sea levels up by 10.6 millimetres.

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Top 20

in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

90%

of our research is

'world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' REF 2014

Top 10

in the world for Atmospheric Science

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019

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

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