News

Read some of our latest news below.  You can also read older items in the news archive and see some of the national and international media coverage of our work.

 

Pine Island Glacier and Ice Sheet Stability in West Antarctica

In May 2017 CPOM Leeds hosted the concluding meeting of NERC's Ice Sheet Stability Research Programme (iSTAR), an effort to improve ...
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/ Antarctic, Ice sheets

Satellites reveal hidden ice canyons

CPOM's Noel Gourmelen explains how ESA's Sentinel-1 and CryoSat missions have shed light on the huge canyons hidden within the ...
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/ Antarctic, Ice sheets

Update on the Larsen-C iceberg breakaway

The largest remaining ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula lost 10% of its area when an iceberg four times the ...
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/ Antarctic, Sentinel-1

Giant iceberg in the making at Larsen-C

ESA satellites are monitoring a deep crack that continues to cut across the Larsen C ice shelf. When it eventually ...
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/ Antarctic, CryoSat, Sentinel-1

New FutureLearn Course on Greenland Ice Sheet

Registration is now open for a new, free European Space Agency/FutureLearn course on how we observe and monitor the Greenland ...
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/ Arctic, Ice sheets

Antarctic Peninsula ice more stable than thought

Glacier flow at the southern Antarctic Peninsula has increased since the 1990s, but a new study has found the change ...
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/ Antarctic, Ice sheets