News

CORES featured in Nature

29/3/2017. An article on flexible working and independent scientists was published today in Nature. Both Mel Sandells and Cecile Menard from CORES were interviewed by Amber Dance to discuss the implications of becoming freelance, the purpose of organizations such as CORES and access to funding for independent scientists in the UK. The […]

ESA SCADAS project funded

10/2016. CORES is one of the partners in the project team awarded ESA funding for the SnowSAR Campaign Data Analysis Study (SCADAS). Our team will work on high resolution distributed snow simulations and snow microwave emission models. The project partners are the Finnish Meteorological Institute (PI),  ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH, […]

Publication in The Cryosphere

27/01/2017. A study led by CORES’ Dr Mel Sandells is published in The Cryosphere. The research investigated a wide range of options for simulating sensor signals for satellite monitoring of water stored as snow, through an ensemble of 1323 coupled snow evolution and microwave scattering models. It stemmed from a collaboration […]

Reindeer grazing and climate in ERL

22/12/2016. Publication of a research article in Environmental Research Letters’ special issue on Recent, Present and Future Arctic and Boreal Productivity and Biomass Changes. The study stems from a collaboration between scientists from Umeå University, Sweden, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium and CORES, UK. The research combines field measurements of albedo, herbivory and vegetation […]


About CORES

Our Research

Our research lies in the broad remit of physical, atmospheric and Earth System sciences. Our team consists of experts in land surface modelling, hydrology, micrometeorology, earth observation of snow and soil moisture, snow physics, snow - vegetation interactions...

About us

CORES Science and Engineering Limited is an innovative private research organisation based entirely on modern work practices such as flexible, collaborative remote working and open source approaches...

Key Personnel

Profiles, CVs and contact details of Dr Melody Sandells and Dr Cecile Menard.