New Research Fellow and Lectureship vacancies!

New Research Fellow and Lectureship vacancies!

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of St Andrews has the following vacancies: Post-doctoral Research fellow (2 years) – closing date: 4 January 2019 Lecturer in Applied Earth Resources  – closing date: 7 February 2019  For further...
Discovery solves decades old mystery of ice age CO2 change

Discovery solves decades old mystery of ice age CO2 change

Antarctic Ocean CO2 helped end the ice age A team of scientists has shown that rapid CO2 release from the ocean around Antarctica helped end the last ice age. The findings published in Nature (Thursday 25 October), found that CO2 was stored in the deep Southern Ocean...
Earth’s great oxidation archived in salt

Earth’s great oxidation archived in salt

Decades of careful geologic study by Russian geologists (and our own Professor Tony Prave) identified 2-billion-year-old rocks that contained evidence for minerals formed from the evaporation of ancient seawater. These rocks are in the Karelia region of Russia and...
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