Green Prince campaigns for ‘Blue Economy’

by Susan H. Little The Grantham Institute Annual Lecture 2018 His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco 1 March 2018 In 2017, the BBC’s Blue Planet II plunged viewers to new, murky depths. Breaking hearts with stories of plastic waste and baby pilot whales, it swept to the National Television Awards Special Impact Award.Continue reading “Green Prince campaigns for ‘Blue Economy’”

Meet the committee

The Geochemistry Group committee are: Dr Jason Harvey (Chair): Lecturer, University of Leeds Dr Christopher Pearce (Secretary): Senior Marine Geoscientist, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton Dr Sam Hammond (Treasurer): Project Officer, The Open University Dr Wes Fraser (Communications officer): Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University Ordinary members: Dr Pallavi Anand: Lecturer, The Open University Dr Christian März:Continue reading “Meet the committee”

Plate Tectonics – When, Why and How?

by Craig Storey A recent meeting at the Royal Society in London called “Earth Dynamics and the Development of Plate Tectonics. Above are (some of) the Portsmouth Crustal Evolution Research Group enjoying the debate. It was a really lively 2 day meeting with representatives from as far as USA and Australia, picked to give theirContinue reading “Plate Tectonics – When, Why and How?”

iGEO 2018 – an Irish event aimed at early career geoscientists

by David van Acken In January 2018, NUI Galway hosted the inaugural Irish Geosciences Early Career Symposium 2018 event, a two-day conference with discussion hubs, workshops and presentations for PhD students and postdocs. Organized by PhD students and postdocs from NUI Galway, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, and UniversityContinue reading “iGEO 2018 – an Irish event aimed at early career geoscientists”

Life on the ocean waves can be SWEET.

by Rachael Shuttleworth Geochemists and palaeoceanographers use the chemical and isotopic composition of preserved foraminifera (carbonate microfossils) in deep sea sediments to reconstruct the environment of the past. There are a vast range of things we can reconstruct based on the chemistry of these fossils from temperature to nutrient utilisation. The research I do focusesContinue reading “Life on the ocean waves can be SWEET.”

The Journey Begins

Welcome to the new webpages for the Geochemistry Group. These pages will serve as a continually updated resource for the UK’s geochemistry research community. In addition to this rolling blog page, you will be able to find links to our parent groups, the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Geological Society ofContinue reading “The Journey Begins”