Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS)


Two students from the Faculty of Environment were awarded the Piers Sellers PhD Prize at a ceremony earlier this week. Jesus Vergara Temprado, School of Earth and Environment and Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science...[more]

Antarctica ramps up sea level rise Ice losses from Antarctica have increased global sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, with two fifths of this rise (3.0 mm) coming in the last five years alone. The findings are from a major...[more]

Monitoring Antarctica from space has revealed how its ice is being lost to the oceans, providing crucial insight into the continent’s response to a warming climate. Scientists from the University of Leeds, the University of...[more]

Professor Martyn Chipperfield, who works at the School of Earth and Environment in the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science, is the Royal Society of Chemistry John Jeyes Award winner for 2018. [more]

A new map of Antarctica, available to download from today, is providing the most accurate three-dimensional view of the continent to date. This latest digital elevation model (DEM), developed by the UK Centre for Polar...[more]

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2017/18 School of Earth and Environment Postgraduate Researcher Publications Prize as being: Amicia Lee – (IAG) Lee AL, Walker AM, Lloyd GE, Torvela T, 2017. Modeling the impact of...[more]

A new project launched by the Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) is offering students the chance to contribute to scientific understanding of the polar regions. Funded by the UK Space Agency, MELT will allow schools to...[more]

Antarctica’s great ice sheet is losing ground as it is eroded by warm ocean water circulating beneath its floating edge, a new study has found. [more]

Current Global Climate models currently simulate clouds reflecting far less solar radiation than real life observations in the Southern Ocean. These biases mean they can’t accurately forecast sea surface temperatures, atmospheric...[more]

SWIFT Post-Doctoral Fellowships: African weather/climate researchers and applied scientists are invited to apply for Fellowships sponsored by the Global Challenges Research Fund African Science for Weather Information and...[more]

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