University of Cardiff - Earth and Ocean Sciences

Research at Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University is internationally recognised and making new discoveries and positive impacts on the world we live in.

Cardiff's commitment to research excellence is supported though strong research groups, state-of-the-art facilities and key collaborations.

In REF 2014, 94% of Earth and Ocean Science research outputs were deemed 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent', ranking us 4th in the UK for Earth Systems & Environmental Sciences.

Guided by strategic themes, our researchers are addressing some of the most significant research challenges in the Earth sciences, including:

understanding magmatic and hydrothermal processes
biosphere-hydrosphere-geosphere interactions
physical landscape and environmental dynamics
natural resource exploration
global change
the Anthropocene
the long-term evolution of the Earth and its planetary systems.

Contact Information
Director / Head: 
Professor Ian Hall
School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University, Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT
Switchboard Number: 
029 2087 4830

Consultancy Services and Products