Interviews about Earth Science

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

10 February 2008

This week, Mark Peplow comes in to tell us about the moves towards holographic 3D TV, how it could take years to pay...

03 February 2008

The Louisiana wetlands are the largest in the USA and amongst the largest wetlands in the world, playing a vital role...

03 February 2008

despite being expanses of waterlogged land, wetlands actually offer great protection against flooding. So good, in...

03 February 2008

Wetlands are disappearing faster than rainforests, and support a huge number of species as well as offering protection...

20 January 2008

Could we trap carbon in dis-used coal mines? Meera spoke to Prof. Peter Styles about how not only could we lock away...

20 January 2008

Volcanic lava could offer a solution to storing excess carbon - by turning it into rock! We spoke to Dr Pete McGrail,...

20 January 2008

Could the ocean provide a good 'sink' for carbon dioxide? We invited Margaret Leinen, from Climos, and Dr...

16 December 2007

Now, we all know what snowflakes are, but have you ever gone out and looked at them properly? They’ve got extremely...

09 September 2007

We’re all being asked to lower our carbon footprint and one area where you’d think this would be nearly impossible is...

29 July 2007

In the UK, this summer has been the wettest on record so far, so what is going on with the weather?

22 July 2007

Richard Turner volunteered to have his body tested to extremes of endurance at Everest base camp, all in the name of...

22 July 2007

David Thomas is a marine biologist from the University of Wales, Bangor. His work takes him all over the world and he...

15 July 2007

For kitchen science, we sent Azi to find out how to make biodiesel from vegetable oil, and to prove that it really...

15 July 2007

It's all well and good being excited about new fuels, but are the arguments for using them really sound? Can we...

24 June 2007

We spoke to Peter Kelemen, who studies the earthquakes that originate deep in the mantle of the Earth

24 June 2007

Michael Watts on how to search for arsenic in contaminated land, and the impact on people's health

24 June 2007

Janet Sumner discusses how the meteorite we're familiar with may have just been the straw that broke the dinosaur...

17 June 2007

We spoke to Dr Trevor Emmett, lecturer in Forensic Science at Anglia Ruskin University about what forensics is, an dhow...

27 May 2007

Terry Hurford tells us about a geyser on one of Saturns moons so powerful it puts water into one of Saturn's rings.

20 May 2007

Jonathan Shanklin was part of the team from the British Antarctic Survey who first discovered the hole in the ozone...

20 May 2007

This week Chelsea and Bob look at water in our atmosphere. Chelsea looks at why some places get too little, while Bob...

20 May 2007

Azi Khatiri spoke to Rod Jones about how water molecules pair up into a dimer - and that this can be an even worse...

20 May 2007

The eruption of the Laki fission in Iceland in 1783 led to sulphurous smog falling over Europe. It has been described...