The School of Geography and Geosciences conducts international-calibre, agenda-setting research spanning both social and physical environments, focused mainly within its four research groups, the Environmental Change Research Group, Environment and Society Research Group, Earth Sciences and the Population, and the Health & Welfare Research Group.

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  • Mars surface context cameras past, present, and future 

    Gunn, M. D.; Cousins, Claire Rachel (2016-04-27) - Journal item
    Mars has been the focus of robotic space exploration since the 1960s, in which time there have been over 40 missions, some successful, some not. Camera systems have been a core component of all instrument payloads sent to ...
  • The importance of housing and neighbourhood resources for urban microbusinesses 

    Reuschke, Darja; Houston, Donald (2016-04-16) - Journal article
    Economic research has rarely considered the significance of the home and neighbourhood context of where business owners’ live for their business. Conversely, urban and neighbourhood research has overlooked how housing and ...
  • The MUSCLES Treasury Survey. I. Motivation and overview 

    France, Kevin; Parke Loyd, R. O.; Youngblood, Allison; Brown, Alexander; Schneider, P. Christian; Hawley, Suzanne L.; Froning, Cynthia S.; Linsky, Jeffrey L.; Roberge, Aki; Buccino, Andrea P.; Davenport, James R. A.; Fontenla, Juan M.; Kaltenegger, Lisa; Kowalski, Adam F.; Mauas, Pablo J. D.; Miguel, Yamila; Redfield, Seth; Rugheimer, Sarah; Tian, Feng; Vieytes, Mariela C.; Walkowicz, Lucianne M.; Weisenburger, Kolby L. (2016-03-22) - Journal article
    Ground- and space-based planet searches employing radial velocity techniques and transit photometry have detected thousands of planet-hosting stars in the Milky Way. With so many planets discovered, the next step toward ...
  • Drivers of public attitudes towards small wind turbines in the UK 

    Tatchley, Cerian; Paton, Heather; Robertson, Emma; Minderman, Jeroen; Hanley, Nicholas David; Park, Kirsty (2016-03-24) - Journal article
    Small Wind Turbines (SWTs) are a growing micro-generation industry with over 870,000 installed units worldwide. No research has focussed on public attitudes towards SWTs, despite evidence the perception of such attitudes ...
  • From mantle to critical zone : a review of large and giant sized deposits of the rare earth elements 

    Smith, M. P.; Moore, K.; Kavecsánszki, D.; Finch, Adrian Anthony; Kynicky, J.; Wall, F. (2016-01-12) - Journal article
    The rare earth elements are unusual when defining giant-sized ore deposits, as resources are often quoted as total rare earth oxide, but the importance of a deposit may be related to the grade for individual, or a limited ...

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