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Department of Geology

Geology is the study of Earth's history. This multidisciplinary subject includes investigations of geological processes, the formation of natural materials and their subsequent transformations. Geology also encompasses studies of life's origins, the evolution of species and the development of ecosystems through geologic time, which all provide a better understanding of the planet that we live on today.

Human welfare is dependent on natural resources and knowledge of the origins, distribution and limitations of these geo-resources has become of immense importance to society.

Sun’s activity influences natural climate change A new study from Lund University has, for the first time, reconstructed solar activity during the last ice age. The study shows that the regional climate is influenced by the sun and offers opportunities to better predict future climate conditions in certain regions. Read more...

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30/10, 13:15 - Rodinia
Mini-Symposium: Biogeochemistry from land to ocean. Speakers include Prof. Lou Derry, Prof. Sophie Opfergelt, Prof. Christina De La Rocha and Prof. Anson Mackay. Read more...
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31/10, 10:00 - Dryas
Fisnik presenterar sitt examensarbete "Radon ett samhällsproblem – En litteraturstudie om geologiskt sammanhang, hälsoeffekter och möjliga lösningar."

Examinator: Per Ahlberg

Fisnik Balija. Read more...

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