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Blanket of rock debris offers glaciers more protection from climate change than previously known

Blanket of rock debris offers glaciers more protection from climate change than previously known

Press releases   •   Aug 05, 2020 12:01 BST

​A new study has revealed that the expanse of rock debris on glaciers, a factor that has been ignored in models of glacier melt and sea level rise, could be significant. The Northumbria University study is published in Nature Geoscience this week and is the first to manually verify the rock debris cover on every one of the Earth’s glaciers.

Northumbria Highly Commended for Benefiting Society
Northumbria partners in €4.8m EU housing energy efficiency project

Northumbria partners in €4.8m EU housing energy efficiency project

Press releases   •   Jul 09, 2020 12:22 BST

​Northumbria University has been chosen to participate in a €4.8 million project to tackle the issue of renovating residential buildings in Europe to make them more energy efficient.

Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2020 10:00 BST

A new study has revealed that almost 13,000 tonnes of microfibres, equivalent to two rubbish trucks every day, are being released into European marine environments every year – but this could be reduced by as much as 30% if we made a small change to our laundry habits. The ​findings have been published by the scientific journal ​PLOS ONE for ​World Oceans Day on Monday 8 June.

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 International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:20 GMT

We would like to invite you to participate in the International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment (SEEME), which is organised by researchers from Northumbria University in partnership with Theorem Conferences and Events.

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Northumbria University academics from left to right: Dr Darren Smith, Professor Gary Black, Dr Meng Zhang

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Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

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Dr Paul Mann speaking about the CACOON research project
Short interview with Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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HBBE Fact Sheet

HBBE Fact Sheet

Documents   •   Jun 24, 2019 12:18 BST