Department of Earth Sciences

Physical Geography

Physical Geography at Uppsala University focusses on the role of glaciers and wind-blown dust in a changing climate system.

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Physical Geography is the study of the landscape, environment and climate dynamics. Research within Physical Geography at Uppsala University focusses on the role of glaciers as well as wind-blown dust within the changing climate system. Our approach combines field observations, data processing and numerical modelling to perform quantitative and qualitative analyses. 

PhD Studies

Uppsala University has one of the most comprehensive academic departments of Earth Sciences in Europe, according to international assessments. Its unique width in education and research, and its extensive global fieldwork, contribute to our knowledge about the properties, systems and development of planet Earth.

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