Dr Eric Wolff FRS
Science Leader, Chemistry and Past Climate, British Antarctic Survey.
Eric Wolff is one of the foremost investigators of Quaternary and recent climate records using ice cores. His major contributions include demonstration that industrial heavy metal pollution was global in extent, his re-interpretation of sea salt in ice cores as a proxy for sea ice, and pioneering work on the physical properties of impurities in ice cores. He has led the incredibly successful EPICA project which has produced detailed records of climate and atmospheric composition spanning the last 800,000 years, providing an unprecedented insight into the Quaternay climate system.