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Monday, 22nd September 2014, 6:00 to 7:30 pm (doors at 5.30 pm) Conference Auditorium 2 (GM.01), Clarendon Way, University of Leeds[more]

SRI goes to Iceland

11.09.2014

By David Mendoza, Paul Brockway and Tim Foxon[more]

The conference is organised by an interdisciplinary team encompassing researchers from the School of Earth and Environment, School of Geography, and Leeds University Business School. [more]

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SEE's BSc and MEnv in Sustainability and Environmental Management has been accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) as an ‘Associate Certificate’ course.  Leeds is the...[more]

SRI alumni event slide

SRI 10 year Anniversary Gala Dinner [more]

SRI welcomes Alumni to celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary[more]

A radar interferogram from Sentinel-1A showing how the ground moved in the Napa Valley earthquake. Each coloured fringe is caused by a change in distance between the ground and the satellite of about 3cm. The extent of the ground deformation in the interferogram shows that the fault slip which occurred in this earthquake continues further north than the extent of the mapped rupture at the surface.

Scientists have used a new Earth-observation satellite called Sentinel-1A to map the ground movements caused by the earthquake that shook up California’s wine-producing Napa Valley on 24 August 2014. This is the first...[more]

The £8 million project is aiming to improve understanding of the processes governing the South Asian monsoon rains, and improve predictions. [more]

Dr Sandra Karl

We are happy to announce that IGT member Sandra Karl passed her PhD viva on 20th August. The title of her thesis is 'The source mechanisms of low frequency seismic events on volcanoes' It uses spatially extended sources to...[more]

Cat Scott

Congratulations to Cat Scott, Research Fellow in the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science, who has been awarded a Springer Thesis Prize for her work on the biogeochemical impacts of forests and their implications for...[more]