School of Earth and Environment

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Explore campus, talk to staff and students and find out about your subjects at our open day. Join us for the day to start thinking beyond.

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Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable

A team of Leeds researchers have found that Antarctica’s ice sheet has thinned by up to 122 metres in places, over a period of just 25 years.

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Image of an iceberg in Antarctica.
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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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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 15

in the world for Atmospheric Science

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018

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In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West…

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Image of a fossil

New research reveals clues to a crucial period of rapid evolution in complex…

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As far as we know, Earth’s magnetic north has always wandered, but it has…

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World

Two Faculty of Environment researchers have received a prestigious…

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Earth Surface Science Institute seminar. Speaker Professor Rajiv Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

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Toni Ruuska, University of Helsinki

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ICAS internal seminar with Dr Sam Williams, Andreas Chrysanthou and Thomas Wood. Chair: Bianca van Bavel

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Dr Nahid Rezwana, University of Dhaka

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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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