School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

Our teaching and research programmes are anchored in a passion for planet Earth and expressed in an extraordinary range of courses ranging from deep earth geophysics to feminist geography. We welcome students from around the globe who come to study with our internationally recognised staff, and research at field sites in New Zealand and worldwide.
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Events

Jul1-12SGEES 2014 Photo competition
Date: 1 July – 12 August 2014
Time: 9.10 am
The John Bradley Library is organizing the SGEES 2014 photo competition, there are two categories:… Read more
Jul31GED Seminar Series: New methods of testing the mechanism of shear surface development and their implications for understanding the behaviour of earthquake and rainfall induced landslides
Date: 31 July 2014
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: Cotton Building, CO 304
Speaker: Dr Jon Carey, Soil Mechanics Scientist, GNS ScienceWhy, how, and when slopes catastrophically collapse… Read more
Aug5NZCCRI Seminar Series: Breaking the ice: storm-induced sea-ice breakup and the implications for ice extent
Date: 5 August 2014
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: Cotton building, room CO304
Speaker: Dr Sam Dean, NIWAThe propagation of large, storm-generated waves through sea ice was… Read more

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News

29 July 2014 The mysteries of Antarctic sea ice
Opinion piece by Dr James Renwick, an associate professor in the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington. Read more
28 July 2014 Public talk to explore climate change and psychology
An Antarctic research expert from the Antarctic Researc Centre at SGEES and a social psychologist from Victoria University of Wellington will be giving a free public lecture on climate change in Nelson as part of the University’s 2014 Public Lecture Series. Read more
21 July 2014 2013 New Zealand’s warmest winter on record
The world continued to warm last year, according to the State of the Climate in 2013 report, with some Southern Hemisphere countries, including New Zealand, having one of their warmest years on record.The findings have been presented by four scientists including Dr James Renwick, an associate professor in the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington. Read more

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