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Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

Upcoming Department Seminars and Events:

Marie Curie Funding Success

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Riches and Dr. Emily Stevenson, who have both won Marie Curie Individual Fellowships to work on projects with Durham Geochemists.

(4 Mar 2015) » More about Marie Curie Funding Success


NERC Funding Success

Congratulations to Dr. Helen Williams and Prof. Colin Macpherson have been awarded £142,000 for their contribution to the project “Tellurium and Selenium (TeaSe) Cycling and Supply” which has been funded as part of the NERC Research Programme: Security of Supply of (SoS) Minerals.

(4 Mar 2015)


The world's most deadly volcanoes

The BBC has consulted with Professor Jon Davidson in creating the following article about some of the deadliest volcanic eruptions to have affected humans around the world:

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150227-the-worlds-most-deadly-volcanoes

(4 Mar 2015)


New Kīlauea volcanic health hazard study

A new study to examine how people who live downwind of Kīlauea Volcano cope with volcanic gas emissions, or vog, is currently underway. Led by Dr. Claire Horwell, the study is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Read the press release here.

(18 Feb 2015) » More about New Kīlauea volcanic health hazard study



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Department of Earth Sciences,
Durham University,
Science Labs,
Durham DH1 3LE

Tel: +44 0191 3342300
Fax: +44 0191 3342301
E-mail: earth.sciences @durham.ac.uk

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