Professor Eric Wolff

Royal Society Research Professor at Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

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Royal Society Research Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

Eric Wolff is a Royal Society Research Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at University of Cambridge. His research focuses on what ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica can tell us about climate change over the past 800,000 years. Ice core chemistry reveals information about past temperatures, the effect of volcanic eruptions and biomass burning, and greenhouse gas concentrations. Using these ice cores, Eric can draw conclusions about the mechanisms of climate change.

Eric has received multiple awards for his research, including the Lyell Medal from the Geological Society, and the Louis Agassiz Medal from the European Geociences Union. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, an Honorary Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey, and a founding Chief Editor of the journal Climate of the Past.

  • 11 June 2020, 9:30am

    CSaP Annual Conference Seminar Series 2020

    This year instead of holding a one-day annual conference in London, we will be delivering a series of virtual seminars in May and June on topics that CSaP and our network have worked on over the past year

  • 4 June 2020, 11am

    Annual Conference Virtual Seminar Series: Net Zero

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