Our school specialises in understanding fundamental chemical and physical processes that operate across the physical spheres of Earth. We're motivated by the need to solve current global challenges, such as the state of the atmosphere, greenhouse gases, energy and resource sustainability, and future planetary habitability.

Our core research focus is on the physical spheres of Earth: the lithosphere, atmosphere and hydrosphere. We investigate how these physical spheres have evolved over Earth's history and, through geospatial science, we observe and understand these spheres today and their interactions with all life.

We have a particular research focus on:

  • natural resources
  • Earth observation
  • atmospheric composition and change
  • air quality and pollution
  • natural hazards
  • climate
  • environmental science challenges (including reef restoration and energy).

Our staff

Dr Phong Thai
Position
Visiting Fellow
Division / Faculty
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Research fields
Other Environmental Sciences
Public Health and Health Services
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Dr Jenny Wang
Position
Visiting Fellow
Division / Faculty
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Research fields
Computer Software
Distributed Computing
Information Systems
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Ms Michelle Gane
Position
Manager, Clean Energy Projects
Division / Faculty
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Research field
Environmental Science and Management
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