EGU 2019 session – Abstract submission open!

With the EGU conference 2019 just around the corner (10 January 2019, 13:00 CET) we would like to further publicise our session (CL1.08/BG2.34/GM5.7/SSP2.15) on the instrumental role Tibet has played on changing climate through the Cenozoic. Our session aims to bring together academics from many different disciplines from climate dynamics, vegetation/botany specialists and geologic/tectonic processes …

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UK-China impact festival and exposium

UK-China impact festival On Tuesday 8th November the UMBRELLA team was invited to be part of the first UK-China festival of science. This is event showcased the latest research being jointly developed collaboratively between both nations with the UMBRELLA-BETR project specially invited to showcase some of the latest cutting-edge work in the impact of climate …

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Tastes of China!

Our 4th trip in China reminded us just how wonderful the food is and especially how varied it can be from region to region due to the many different cultures and people who inhabit this wonderful country. After a long day collecting field samples it tastes even better too! Thus far we have been able …

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UMBRELLA project team

  Biosphere Evolution, Transitions & Resilience (BETR) is a joint programme between Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). The aim of the BETR programme is to advance understanding of the evolution of the biosphere by integrating excellent palaeoscience (e.g. palaeontology, geochemistry, geochronology and phylogenomics) and cutting edge …

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