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jamesjacksonlecture

 
synchrotron

 
Tanzania

 
Lab work - synchrotron

 
Foraminifera

 
Earth Sciences

 
Arran Field Trip March 2015

 
Arran Fulgurite

 
Tanzania Collage

 
Group pic Greece 2015

 
GRLa

 
Imaging basalt

Much of the world’s remaining oil and gas is locked under basalt, a rock that has baffled those attempting to ‘see’ through it. Now, thanks to new techniques developed at Cambridge, imaging beneath basalt is opening up vital new hydrocarbon reserves.

Fingerprinting rare earth elements from the air

 
Spain 2016

 
Iguanodontian natural endocast from Bexhill

 
Godwin Laboratory website

 
Weddell Sea, credit Michael Weber

Antarctic Ice Sheet study reveals 8,000-year record of climate change

Artist’s reconstruction of Saccorhytus coronarius, credit Jian Han

Artist’s reconstruction of Saccorhytus coronarius, based on the original fossil finds. The actual creature was probably no more than a millimetre in size Credit: Jian Han

Simple rule predicts when an ice age ends

 
Drones used to analyse ash clouds from Guatemalan volcano

The flight team (left to right): Colin Greatwood, Thomas Richardson, Ben Schellenberg, Emma Liu and Kieran Wood. Credits: Universities of Bristol, Cambridge and INSIVUMEH

‘Plumerang’ health risk carousel

 
Kīlauea volcano, Hawaii

Image taken by Clare Donaldson with the assistance of USGS and HVO

Shape-shifting rangeomorphs, artists impression Dr J Hoyal Cuthiill

 
Global cooling image

Slides containing foraminifera (left) and the Quartz tubes (right) are used to covert CO₂ from forams dissolved in acid into graphite for ¹⁴C dating ©Luke Skinner

Volcanic arcs recycle crustal carbon carousel image

Image credit: Richard Herd