Irish Climate Analysis and Research Units (ICARUS) was established in order to improve our scientific understanding of climate change and its impacts, with particular emphasis on Ireland. This objective is achieved primarily through the analysis of past climate trends and their causes, regional climate modeling and assessing impacts for the future.
This course will enable graduates and policy experts to undertake analysis of both global and Irish related climate change science, impacts and policies.Read more »
September 16th 2013
This week the Environmental Protection Agency launched four ICARUS-led national reports that fill critical knowledge gaps and add to both national and international understanding on the detection of climate change from river flow observations, climate change impacts on biodiversity, vulnerabilities to climate change across key national sectors and adaptation at local and national scales.Read more »
Ms. Silvia Caloca-Casado has joined ICARUS to work on an INFOMAR funded research project leading to a PhD focused on the coastal vulnerability mapping of the Dublin Bay area to future impacts of climate change.Read more »
ICARUS welcomes new postdoctoral researcher Satish Bastola to work on a SFI funded project ‘Capturing Uncertainty in Climate Change Impacts for the Water SectorRead more »
A number of projects currently assessing the impacts of climate change on biodiversity include the effect on the incidence of pests and diseases, as well as a temperature-based life-history model of blue willow beetle.Read more »
ICARUS Researchers contribute to recent EPA Report outlining the need to adapt to change climate if the most adverse impacts are to be avoided.Read more »