Category Archives: Space

Sentinel – a new chapter in climate observation

Earth Observation (EO) satellites take millions of observations every day, supplying a global snapshot that is vital for weather forecasting. This week, the EO community is eagerly anticipating the launch of a new satellite, and the potential for a new … Continue reading

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Are we heading for another ‘Maunder minimum’?

Recent research from Mike Lockwood and team has evaluated the current decline in solar activity (which began in 1985) by comparing with past behaviour of the Sun deduced from cosmogenic isotopes found in ice sheets and tree trunks. The current … Continue reading

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University intern programme for the space industry

The University of Reading has launched an innovative internship programme giving students a unique insight into the space industry. The University’s Space@Reading unit is running the scheme on behalf of the space industry and has placed undergraduates from 22 universities … Continue reading

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28 new research appointments in climate & environment

A new cohort of climate and environment experts have joined the University of Reading as part of a £50 million investment programme to further knowledge in research areas of critical global importance. The 28 appointments, recruited over the last 12 … Continue reading

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