Centre for Climate - Cryosphere and Atmosphere

Using present and past observations to understand future climate and environmental change

Using present and past observations to understand future climate and environmental change

Featured Projects

View from the Northeast Greenland Caves

Northeast Greenland Caves

We are using cave deposits to work out when in the geologically recent past Greenland was warmer and wetter than today ... [visit website]

Instrument

Innsbruck Box (i-Box)

Innsbruck Box (or i-Box for short) is a test bed for studying boundary layer processes in highly complex terrain. [more]

Glacier ice

Ortles Project

(PAMOGIS, Pollen analyses of the Mt. Ortles glaciers ice samples) Glacier ice archives important information about: i) climate (air temperature, amount of precipitation);... [more]

Tree rings

ALP-IMP

ALP-IMP researchers will use the unique data potential existing in the “Greater Alpine Region” (GAR) to produce a consistent picture of regional climate variability in th... [more]

Ngozumpa glacier

Debris covered glaciers

Three ongoing projects in ACINN and Geography together aim to improve our understanding of the impact of surface rock debris on glacier behaviour. A rock layer on the sur... [more]