Interviews about Earth Science

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

18 May 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1927, the death of Eduard Bruckner, the German geographer and climatologist who...

10 May 2009

The Great Cam Cleanup is a volunteer project to help keep the river Cam clean by picking out the litter, bikes and...

26 April 2009

What happens on the sea shore can impact on the atmosphere across the country, as Stephen Ashworth explained to Chris...

26 April 2009

Hand-held environmental monitors would allow people to track their own exposure to pollutants - Professor Rod Jones has...

26 April 2009

We sent Meera out and about in Cambridge to find out how to monitor the atmosphere on the move...

26 April 2009

Ben Valsler met up with Jo Dicks, Principal Scientific Officer for Cambridge Council, to find out how urban air quality...

22 March 2009

The European Space Agency has launched the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer, or GOCE for short...

08 February 2009

Tell tale chemical evidence of sponges represents the earliest evidence of complex life - in rocks up to 750 million...

18 January 2009

Obesity is a huge problem, but what makes us obese? Steve Bloom joins us from Imperial College London to explain why...

30 November 2008

Sensing our environment is vital - from chemical leaks to terrorist attacks, an ability to accurately and quickly...

30 November 2008

The Population Institute were our kind hosts in LA, but who are they, and what do they do? I spoke to Bill Ryerson,...

16 November 2008

Can the bodies buried at stonehenge reveal what happened there?

15 September 2008

A new proposal for an absolutely massive solar power tower in Namibia forces the issue of electricity in Africa -...

31 August 2008

Kat dives into the possibility that ponds could help us fight the greenhouse effect, with Professor John Downing and...

31 August 2008

Human activities affect the marine environment in different ways, and Kimberly Selkoe and colleagues at the University...

31 August 2008

David Karl from the University of Hawaii talks to Meera about the problems we face as climate change threatens ocean...

31 August 2008

Deep water corals, just like their relatives on the reefs, are an indication of a healthy ecosystem - but they also act...

03 August 2008

Carbon sequestration may be our best bet to offset the tonnes of carbon we pump into the atmosphere each year....

13 July 2008

Could an Anaconda be the best way to extract power from waves? Possibly not the snake itself, but it's namesake...

29 June 2008

In Soay Sheep, having the biggest horns means you're more likely to breed - but it also means you're less...

15 June 2008

Although you think of most eruptions being hot and fiery, but a mud volcano is entirely different. It is cold but it...

15 June 2008

Marie Edmonds studies the gasses being released from volcanoes without having to do the dangerous bit of actually...

15 June 2008

Normally you think of magma as being a runny liquid, but it seems to fracture like a solid, Meera finds out more.

08 June 2008

Most of us have heard the tales of ancient Greece and the majority of the time we just think of these tales as another...