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Volcanic crater from a birds eye view


Geography, geology, geophysics, marine and environmental science
Our well-established and interdisciplinary research community spans a wide range of fields and engages in active collaborations across the world.
Map of world plant population

Broad research themes

Earth’s evolution

  • Earth systems science
  • Tectonics
  • Deep carbon
  • Environmental Geology

Mining and society  

  • Minerals for the future
  • Mining and Sustainability

Environmental change  

  • Sustainable cities    
  • Feeding people
  • Environmental protection
  • Hazards, risk and disasters

The blue planet  

  • Marine processes  
  • Mining and Sustainability

International development

  • Asia Pacific
  • Mekong
  • Livelihoods and environment