Interviews about Earth Science

Interviews about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, atmospheric science, climate, climate change and meteorology...

11 February 2014

We have to get our food from where it’s grown to where we buy it and to our houses. What can we do to try and reduce...

11 February 2014

Examining Chris' shopping bag to find out the carbon footprint of his weekly shop.

20 January 2014

The UK’s weather-forecasting service have announced that it will monitor the Sun’s activity. But what are researchers...

20 January 2014

Storms on the Sun’s surface can affect spacecraft and power distribution grids. But can they also change the weather on...

10 December 2013

Pitcairn inhabitants are lobbying to create the world's largest marine reserve, of nearly a million square...

19 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan affected over 11 million people and displaced more than 600,000 in the Philippines, but how are aid...

05 November 2013

Could turbine rearrangement increase the amount of energy we get from wind farms?

25 October 2013

Dave Ansell and Ginny Smith use cabbage juice to show what effect carbon dioxide has on the atmosphere...

25 October 2013

Dave Ansell and Ginny Smith make a volcanic crater using flour and a balloon, as well as answering questions from the...

25 October 2013

Dave Ansell and Ginny Smith make a flame Tornado to explain how the weather phenomena form...

25 October 2013

How can studying seismology help us understand and possibly predict earthquakes and volcanoes?

25 October 2013

The tsunami which hit Japan in 2011 killed over 10,000 people and made hundreds of thousands homeless - but how did an...

25 October 2013

Volcanologist Tehnuka Ilanko explains what volcanic gases can tell us about Magma and answers questions from the...

15 October 2013

What happens to a tunnel in an earthquake? We discover how sand can liquefy...

03 October 2013

Atmospheric Chemist Rod Jones explains how he's developed a pollution detector which fits in your pocket...

23 September 2013

Andy Whiteley mapped the microbes hidden in the soil across the UK but when he moved to WA he knew it wouldn't be...

11 September 2013

Could chemicals used in the fracking process seep into our drinking water?

11 September 2013

Fracking has been linked to earth tremors in Blackpool, but should that be a source of concern?

11 September 2013

Should we be worried about fracking?

11 September 2013

Fracking has led to lower energy prices in the US, so could the UK see a similar trend?

11 September 2013

Is fracking an energy source the UK should explore? Or is it a risk too far?

28 August 2013

If Greenland's ice sheets melted global sea-levels could rise by several meters. But how hot will it need to get...

21 August 2013

Why are the waters of the Antarctic so different from the rest of the world?

15 August 2013

Sabrina Hahn talks about her work building gardens with the indigenous population of the Kimberleys...