Interviews about Earth Science

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

02 September 2012

The urban heat island effect sees artificial surfaces in built up areas acting as storage heaters - making cities...

12 August 2012

If you’ve ever turned on a tap for a glass of cool clear water and watched brown water coming out instead, then you’ll...

05 August 2012

In 2006, scientists discovered that plants produce significant amounts of the greenhouse gas, methane. The research...

19 June 2012

A major seven year study has been launched in the UK to investigate the link between biodiversity and the services...

12 June 2012

As if carbon dioxide and methane aren’t enough to worry about, it now seems that we’re managing to make a whole load of...

12 June 2012

One of the most fundamental questions about how life began in the first place must be answered here on Earth. We...

11 June 2012

From seaweed to red sea migrants, we get the low down on invasions in the marine realm.

29 May 2012

Katy Owen explains the importance of microscopic plankton in our oceans and their role in our enviroment...

29 May 2012

Aberystwyth University scientist Jamie Newbold discusses how changes to farming practices can alter the microbes inside...

25 May 2012

We explore a future of private space missions, how swimming the atlantic can provide insight into the state of our...

20 May 2012

We explore how sand can be used to predict the outcome of an avalanche...

15 May 2012

We explore how tephra ash can be analysed to date archaeological sites, clarify the effects of environmental and...

13 May 2012

A new test to predict the pathology of a virus, ice sheet instability in Antarctica, the rewarding feeling of talking...

04 May 2012

Dr Henrik Svensen reveals what craters in Africa can tell us and if the cause for mass extinction can be unearthed by...

04 May 2012

Nils Christian Stenseth discusses the dwindling lemming population cycles...

27 April 2012

Imaging human tissue in 3 dimensions, a potential drug to treat autism, how wind turbines are affecting local...

17 April 2012

How do subsea volcanoes affect the acidity of seawater? And how can this then affect the species found nearby? Robyn...

17 April 2012

A major international collaboration is embarking on a mission to conduct the first systematic study of life in the...

17 April 2012

The World Health Organisation estimates that every year almost two and a half million people worldwide die as a direct...

13 April 2012

How memories can be re-written to prevent drug relapse, the effects of social rank on gene expression and health, how...

11 April 2012

White pox disease is wiping out Elkhorn coral in the Caribbean and the culprit is rather hard to stomach.

03 April 2012

Sue Nelson explores the missing pieces of the dwarf elephant puzzle and what these extinct animals can tell us about...

02 April 2012

What was the atmosphere like on the Earth nearly 3 billion years ago? Well that's a pretty tough question to...