We have expertise from all over the world: more than 250 people from over 30 different countries work in our department in Uppsala and at the university’s campus on the island of Gotland.
Air, Water and Landscape Science
Mineralogy, Petrology and Tectonics
Natural resources and Sustainable development
Listen to our researchers
A series of lectures recorded by the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company. The talks reflect the research conducted at our department. Note that the lectures are in Swedish. Watch the lectures here.
Centers and Networks
The Department of Earth Sciences collaborates with many actors, both within and outside the University of Uppsala. Among them are Centre for Natural Disaster Science which is a national resource center for natural disasters and the Swedish National Seismic Network which collects seismological data from earthquakes on behalf of the government.
Climate Change Leadership and Zennström visiting professorship
The ten-year visiting professorship in Climate Change Leadership, which involves a new professor being invited every year or two, is placed at.our research program Natural Resurces and Sustainable Development. The professorship is being funded with a donation by the entrepreneur Niklas Zennström to Uppsala University.
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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