Research

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
Geophysics
Mineralogy, Petrology and Tectonics
Natural resources and Sustainable development
Palaeobiology
Wind Energy

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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Centers and Networks

The Department of Earth Sciences collaborates with many actors, both within and outside the University of Uppsala. Among them are the Centre for Sustainable Development, a collaboration with SLU to promote research and education in sustainable development, 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.

Centers and networks

Last modified: 2021-08-24