5 PhDs, ice cores - Cambridge, UK

The University of Cambridge, UK, is offering several 3.5-year NERC-funded PhD studentships through the Cambridge Climate, Life, Earth, Atmospheric and Climate (C-CLEAR) DTP.


Start date 1 October 2020.


The following projects are a collaboration between the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Earth Sciences and the British Antarctic Survey.

PAGES 2k Network CLIVASH2k project leader Liz Thomas will be the lead supervisor on several projects.

CE110: Shrinking sea ice - reconstructions from ice cores (Lead Supervisor: Liz Thomas, British Antarctic Survey) https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/ce110

CE111: Melting ice cores (Lead Supervisor: Liz Thomas, British Antarctic Survey) https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/CE111

CE118: Carbon monoxide in ice core bubbles: can an atmospheric history be obtained? (Lead Supervisor: Rachael Rhodes, Earth Sciences) https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/CE118

CE119: Bubbles of past gas - reconstructing the history of atmospheric methane using ice cores and modelling (Lead Supervisor: Rachael Rhodes, Earth Sciences) https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/CE119

CE134: Lifting the veil on past changes in the oxidative capacity of the atmosphere (Lead Supervisor: Chiara Giorio, Chemistry) https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/CE134


The deadline to apply is 7 January 2020.

For more information, and ways to apply, visit the C-CLEAR DTP pages: https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/prospective-students/how-apply