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Earth Sciences - 12.02.2024
The Universitat participates in the preparation of the New Atlas of Spain 21st century
The Universitat participates in the preparation of the New Atlas of Spain 21st century

Earth Sciences - Environment - 06.06.2023
The chronology of the most recent volcanic eruptions in the Iberian Peninsula is reduced to 8,000 years ago
The chronology of the most recent volcanic eruptions in the Iberian Peninsula is reduced to 8,000 years ago
Maria A. Rodrigo and Francesc Mesquita, researchers at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology (ICBiBE) of the University of Valencia, have participated in the discove

Life Sciences - Earth Sciences - 08.03.2023
The miniature melo 'Micromelo undatus', finalist in the Mollusc of the Year competition
The miniature melo ’Micromelo undatus’, finalist in the Mollusc of the Year competition
Recerca Micromelo undatus , a small snail that inhabits shallow waters, is one of the five finalists in the Mollusc of the Yea r contest, an international competition in which scientific teams from all over the world compete with different proposals to sequence the genome of these invertebrates.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.01.2023
The UB and Tecnoambiente promote the Chair in Sustainable Blue Economy
The UB and Tecnoambiente promote the Chair in Sustainable Blue Economy

Earth Sciences - History / Archeology - 14.11.2022
Nicolás Bodin, in 1739, who best shows the pre-industrial landscape of El Grau of Valencia among 16 historical maps and engravings
Nicolás Bodin, in 1739, who best shows the pre-industrial landscape of El Grau of Valencia among 16 historical maps and engravings
The full professor of Geography at the University of Valencia Josep Vicent Boira has studied what the landscape of El Grau of Valčncia was like in pre-industrial times through 16 engravings and maps by different authors.

Earth Sciences - Politics - 11.11.2022
GeoDebates: gas geopolitics

Environment - Earth Sciences - 27.10.2022
A conference seeks consensus in Valencian forest management to reduce social and environmental damage from fires
A conference seeks consensus in Valencian forest management to reduce social and environmental damage from fires

Environment - Earth Sciences - 27.07.2022
The University of Valencia leads FIRElinks, a European program to curb large forest fires
The University of Valencia leads FIRElinks, a European program to curb large forest fires

Earth Sciences - 19.07.2022
An open museum in the Pyrenees to disseminate and preserve the geological history of this mountain range
An open museum in the Pyrenees to disseminate and preserve the geological history of this mountain range

Earth Sciences - 06.07.2022
The Mediterranean loses half a ton of fertile soil per hectare each year due to erosion
The Mediterranean loses half a ton of fertile soil per hectare each year due to erosion

Earth Sciences - Environment - 09.06.2022
GeoDebates: minerals, economy and energy transition
GeoDebates: minerals, economy and energy transition

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.05.2022
Research campaign in the Arctic

Earth Sciences - Environment - 31.03.2022
Geo-debate: coexistence with a volcano
Geo-debate: coexistence with a volcano
Can we anticipate an eruption? How is an active volcanic area monitored? What are the tools scientists work with during a volcanic episode? How is a communication crisis handled in the midst of such

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space - 11.03.2022
A journey discovering the secrets of volcanoes with the Volkis
A journey discovering the secrets of volcanoes with the Volkis
How is the Earth on the inside? Why are there volcanoes? Where? How is the inside of a volcano? What are the most famous eruptions? Are there extra-terrestrial volcanoes? These are some of the questions with their answers in the new scientific dissemination book Descubre los volcanes.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.02.2022
A scientific study recommends excluding and moving offshore wind farms away from the protected areas in the Mediterranean
A scientific study recommends excluding and moving offshore wind farms away from the protected areas in the Mediterranean
A scientific team on marine sciences and geography of the University of Barcelona, the University of Girona (UdG), the Centre for Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB-CSIC) and the Institute of Marine Sc

Campus - Earth Sciences - 07.02.2022
The UB commemorates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The UB commemorates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 15.12.2021
Reconstruction of a Cretaceous fossil water plant found in Catalonia using its plant organs
Reconstruction of a Cretaceous fossil water plant found in Catalonia using its plant organs
Palaeonitella trifurcate is the name of a new fossil species of a freshwater plant from the Lower Cretaceous found and reconstructed by a team of geologists of the University of Barcelona. The reconstruction of the plant, dating from between 125 and 120 million years ago, has been conducted using the plant organs found separately in a stratum of limestone from the Natural Park of Garraf, in Olivella (Barcelona).

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.07.2021
The African lake Sonachi: behind the mysteries of the great production of methane in extreme habitats
The African lake Sonachi: behind the mysteries of the great production of methane in extreme habitats
A study published in the journal , from the Nature publishing group, reveals the unusual high concentrations of methane in surface waters of the volcanic soda lake Sonachi (Kenya), in the African Rift Valley.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 08.07.2021
Team analyses the impact of climate change in dry and hot periods in the Pyrenees
Team analyses the impact of climate change in dry and hot periods in the Pyrenees
A team of the University of Barcelona has analysed for the first time what the dry and hot periods could be like in the area of the Pyrenees depending on different greenhouse emission scenarios.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.05.2021
Javier Martín Vide, member of the group on climate emergency created by the Barcelona City Council
Javier Martín Vide, member of the group on climate emergency created by the Barcelona City Council