News

November 2021
Some of the GloSAT team attended COP26 in Glasgow this month. Tom Lloyd Webb, a postdoctoral researcher at University of York, has written a short report about the experience.   This month I attended UN COP26 in Glasgow as a country independent scientific observer to the negotiations, part of the cryosphere delegation with the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI). My... Read More
November 2021
Weather Rescue at Sea, a Zooniverse based citizen science project,developed by Prof Ed Hawkins and Dr Praveen Teleti at University of Reading, to digitise weather observations taken across the oceans in the 1860s is now live. This new GloSAT temperature record will give a longer and more consistent picture of global surface air temperature change, and its analysis will improve our... Read More
September 2020
An opportunity to join the GloSAT project as a research fellow in natural language processing and information extraction is now available at the University of Southampton. The position is fixed term until 30th Sept 2022 and closing date for applications is 3rd October 2020. More information on the position including how to apply can be found here.
July 2020
Do you think a Captain making entries in his ship logbook in the 19th century could possibly have imagined that 150 years in the future, scientists would be using that data to reconstruct climate records? That’s exactly what’s happening as part of the GloSAT project. Marine air and sea temperatures recorded in ships’ logbooks as well as other observations are being digitised and used to... Read More
July 2020
Like many people during the current coronavirus situation, the majority of the GloSAT team are working from home and getting used to a different way of working. Although progress can be a little slower and problems may take slightly longer to resolve, the team have adjusted to the circumstances and are busy ensuring the project progresses. Recruitment of people to some of the GloSAT positions... Read More
March 2020
The GloSAT project got fully underway with our kick off meeting in February. Hosted by the Department of Meteorology at the University of Reading, this was the first opportunity for everyone to get together, even though work on the project had already started back in the autumn. Members of the ACRE project were able to join us for the first afternoon, so the meeting started with an overview of... Read More