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.

 

Six-fold increase in polar ice losses since the 1990s

Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice faster than in the 1990s and are both tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ...
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Greenland losing ice ‘faster than expected’

Greenland is losing ice faster than in the 1990s and is tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high-end climate ...
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/ CryoSat, Ice sheets

Celebrating satellites’ contribution to Polar science

Seven areas of fast-flowing ice on the Antarctic Peninsula have been formally named after Earth observation satellites, following a request ...
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Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable

In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that 24% of ...
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/ Antarctic, CryoSat, Ice caps, Ice sheets

CPOM’s Tom Slater wins 2019 Piers Sellers Prize

Tom Slater, a final year PhD student at CPOM Leeds, is being presented with the Piers Sellers prize for exceptional ...
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/ Uncategorised

New satellite keeps watch on Antarctic ice loss

A recently-launched satellite mission is now proving a valuable addition to Antarctic monitoring efforts, according to work published this week ...
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/ Antarctic, Ice sheets