Can global warming trigger volcanoes?

Sarah Lucas The suggestion that volcanic eruptions can influence the climate makes intuitive sense. Volcanoes emit carbon dioxide, an important greenhouse gas, and provide a link between deep carbon reservoirs in the Earth’s interior and the Earth’s surface. Mass volcanic activity can release large quantities of carbon dioxide, warming the climate over millions of years.... Continue Reading →


Coral Reefs in Trouble

Louis Claxton Coral reef ecosystems are some of the most ecologically diverse, rich and productive marine areas in the world[1]. They cover a mere 0.015% of the sea floor, yet account for 25% of the ocean’s biodiversity[2]. What’s more, coral reefs provide a source of wealth, food and recreational enjoyment to human populations across the... Continue Reading →

Tuning MEDUSA, an Ocean Biogeochemical Model

Sophy Oliver Rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations are warming our world and affecting our climate. If governments know how many extreme weather events they should expect and the amount of sea level rise they will experience in the future, then they can make pre-emptive informed decisions which will ultimately save lives and money. The IPCC are... Continue Reading →

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