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Understanding Climate Recovery From Warming. 

 The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) was a rapid warming event (hyperthermal) 56 million years ago. It is studied as an analogy of current climate warming, so that we understand what happens during increasing temperatures.. We are examining how the climate recovered several tens of thousands of years after the warming started. 

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Tracing silicate weathering processes in the permafrost-dominated Lena River watershed using lithium isotopes

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Not choosing academia is not a synonym of failure

As a PhD student in my final year, I find it demoralizing and frustrating to be constantly reminded of the bleak job prospects in academia. This dim outlook may well increase the pressure on students and contribute to high rates of anxiety and depression...

We had an illustrious guest today – Sir David Attenborough

UCL has opened their new Earth Science Department today and the occasion was celebrated with no other than Sir David Attenborough. He officially reopened the Kathleen Lonsdale building at Gower Place and accepted the honour of having a new species of...

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Not choosing academia is not a synonym of failure

As a PhD student in my final year, I find it demoralizing and frustrating to be constantly reminded of the bleak job prospects in academia. This dim outlook may well increase the pressure on students and contribute to high rates of anxiety and depression...

We had an illustrious guest today – Sir David Attenborough

UCL has opened their new Earth Science Department today and the occasion was celebrated with no other than Sir David Attenborough. He officially reopened the Kathleen Lonsdale building at Gower Place and accepted the honour of having a new species of...