Australian Antarctic Division

  • project . 2018 - 2021
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/R000824/1
    Funder Contribution: 324,183 GBP
    Partners: Imperial College London, Alfred Wegener Inst for Polar & Marine R, JET Propulsion Laboratory, Durham University, Australian Antarctic Division

    The Earth's atmosphere and oceans are warming as a result of increased concentrations of greenhouse gases. Glaciers melt when the Earth warms and water that was stored as ice on land runs off into the ocean and increases sea-level. Over the last few decades, measurement...

  • project . 2021 - 2025
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/W004747/1
    Funder Contribution: 2,035,800 GBP
    Partners: National Centre for Polar and Ocean Rese, UCLA, Met Office, University of Manitoba, OSU, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, Alfred Wegener Inst for Polar & Marine R, Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS), NERC British Antarctic Survey, MET...

    Since the start of the industrial revolution the CO2 concentration in the atmosphere has steadily risen. Scientists have confirmed that the recent loss of Arctic sea ice in summer directly follows this rise in human-induced CO2 emissions, reducing from about 7 million k...

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