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Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology

The unit combines staff from two of the University’s Schools, both situated within the College of Arts and Sciences. Staff in the School of Science and Technology (SST) are based at our Clifton Campus, with staff in the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences (ARES) based at our Brackenhurst Campus.

ARES, Mountains


Research Contact: Dr Nicolas Midgley

Taught on our outstanding Brackenhurst Campus just north of Nottingham, the Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology Subject Area explores the interaction between people and the environment. The Subject Area explores environmental issues, including the principles underlying the exploitation of natural resources, and waste management.


The Natural Environment Group's research areas include:

  • Nutrient cycling, eutrophication and algal bloom control in aquatic environments
  • Pollutants in soils, waters and sediments
  • Integrated waste-water treatment and water-energy-food security
  • Peatland management
  • Natural flood attenuation
  • Application of GIS, Remote Sensing, UAVs and spatial analysis
  • Glaciers and associated geomorphological change since the Neoglacial
  • Environmental effects of space weather and changes in the geomagnetic field

The following Projects are linked to this Subject Area:

Case Studies

The following impact case studies are linked to this Subject Area:

Still need help?

Professor Gang Pan
+44 (0)115 848 5340