School of Earth and Environment

Thomas Slater Thomas Slater

Postgraduate Researcher

Email address: py10ts@leeds.ac.uk
Room: 9.127c

Affiliation: Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science

Biography

Twitter: @_tslater

Qualifications

  • BSc Physics (Class I), University of Leeds, 2015
  • MPhys Physics (Class I), University of Leeds, 2015

Memberships/Fellowships

  • American Geophysical Union

Research Interests

  • Satellite Radar Altimetry of Earth's polar regions
  • Glaciology
  • Ice sheet contributions to sea level rise

Project details

Project title

Investigating the impact of firn properties on CryoSat-2 elevation measurements using a numerical backscatter model

Supervisors

Professor Andy Shepherd and Dr. Mal McMillan

Funding

NERC iSTAR Ice Sheet Stability Programme

Start date

1 September 2015

Publications

  • Shepherd A; Ivins E; Rignot E; Smith B; Van Den Broeke M; Velicogna I; Whitehouse P; Briggs K; Joughin I; Krinner G; Nowicki S; Payne T; Scambos T; Schlegel N; Geruo A; Agosta C; Ahlstrøm A; Babonis G; Barletta V; Blazquez A; Bonin J; Csatho B; Cullather R; Felikson D; Fettweis X; Forsberg R; Gallee H; Gardner A; Gilbert L; Groh A; Gunter B; Hanna E; Harig C; Helm V; Horvath A; Horwath M; Khan S; Kjeldsen KK; Konrad H; Langen P; Lecavalier B; Loomis B; Luthcke S; McMillan M; Melini D; Mernild S; Mohajerani Y; Moore P; Mouginot J; Moyano G; Muir A; Nagler T; Nield G; Nilsson J; Noel B; Otosaka I; Pattle ME; Peltier WR; Pie N; Rietbroek R; Rott H; Sandberg-Sørensen L; Sasgen I; Save H; Scheuchl B; Schrama E; Schröder L; Seo KW; Simonsen S; Slater T; Spada G; Sutterley T; Talpe M; Tarasov L; Van De Berg WJ; Van Der Wal W; Van Wessem M; Vishwakarma BD; Wiese D; Wouters B (2018) Mass balance of the Antarctic Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2017, Nature, 558, pp.219-222. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0179-y
  • Slater T; Shepherd A; Mcmillan M; Muir A; Gilbert L; Hogg AE; Konrad H; Parrinello T (2018) A new digital elevation model of Antarctica derived from CryoSat-2 altimetry, Cryosphere, 12, pp.1551-1562. doi: 10.5194/tc-12-1551-2018
  • Konrad H; Shepherd A; Gilbert L; Hogg AE; McMillan M; Muir A; Slater T (2018) Net retreat of Antarctic glacier grounding lines, Nature Geoscience, 11, pp.258-262. doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0082-z