Student placements with LEAF this summer!
February 13, 2017
We are currently advertising two paid opportunities for undergraduate students from the Faculty of Environment to work with us over the summer break. First or second year students in the...READ ARTICLE
How can we encourage use of the outdoors?
February 1, 2017
By Hannah Roberts (@hannah_eroberts) – University of Leeds Spending time outdoors in green spaces is beneficial for our physical and mental health and well-being. Research shows green space can encourage...READ ARTICLE
What drives interannual variation in tree ring oxygen isotopes in the Amazon?
December 1, 2016
In a new study, LEAF scientists use the isotopes present in tree rings to examine rainfall across the Amazon basin. Developing a good understanding of past climate is vital when...READ ARTICLE
Trees are much better at creating clouds and cooling the climate than we thought
October 15, 2016
By Hamish Gordon & Cat Scott – University of Leeds; article originally published on The Conversation. The pre-industrial atmosphere contained more particles, and so brighter clouds, than we previously thought....READ ARTICLE
Fieldwork in the Tropics: Update from Vietnam
August 19, 2016
PhD student Suzanne Stas reports on her fieldwork this summer in the Khe Nuoc Trong forest, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. Suzanne’s research is based in the Khe Nuoc Trong forest...READ ARTICLE
Forests a key contributor to cloudiness in the pre-industrial climate
May 26, 2016
Emissions from trees could be playing a more important role in the atmosphere than previously thought, according to two new studies involving LEAF scientists. When particles in the atmosphere reach...READ ARTICLE