Welcome to the School of Environment


The School of Environment is the place to study and research in Geography, Earth Sciences (Geology), Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Geophysics and Geographical Information Science.

Our research and teaching addresses the earth surface and subsurface, climate, social, economic and cultural processes that shape our world. Learn more by visiting Our school.

  • Join 233 cities in Climathon
    20 October 2017
    The University of Auckland is hosting Auckland's first ever Climathon over 24 hours on 27 October. Read Dr Cate Macinnis-Ng's blog about the impact of climate change on our native forests.
  • Keeping islands clean with litter art
    13 October 2017
    Dr Marie McEntee and Joe Fagan From the School of Environment are leading a project with Aotea (Great Barrier Island) locals and schools to clean up beaches, analyse the rubbish and create art from it.
  • PhD Research showcase a success
    02 October 2017
    The School of Environment hosted its annual PhD Research Showcase on 28 September to celebrate research currently ongoing within the School.