Andrew Shepherd

Andrew Shepherd is Professor of Earth Observation at the University of Leeds, Director of the NERC Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, Principal Scientific Advisor to the European Space Agency CryoSat satellite mission, and co-leader of the Ice Sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise for ESA and NASA. He uses satellites to study changes in Earth’s land ice and sea ice cover, and has led numerous field campaigns to Antarctica and Greenland.