We're hiring!

With exciting global projects developing we are growing our entrepreneurial, talented and dedicated team. We are looking for: A METEOROLOGIST and up to two SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS to work on a range of cutting-edge development projects with external clients. Full details on our Jobs page – just click on the ‘ABOUT’ tab.Closing dates April 8. 

New contracts for IEA

The IEA has been awarded two new contracts – one with a Spanish SME and another with a French research institute – calling on our expertise in software development and data visualisation. Click on the PROJECTS tab to find out more about how our skills are used to address data challenges.

Improve data skills with FREE course

Improve your Data skills for study, research and business with our FREE online course – in just 3 hours a week. Big Data And The Environment runs from Monday March 5 for 3 weeks featuring world-leading data experts. Register at

Working with landowners to prevent flooding

The IEA’s data analytics and visualisation skills are helping to give farmers advice on effective natural flood management measures that could protect homes, businesses and agricultural land from flooding. In Landwise – a £1.25m project that has already created a lot of interest in the media – we are working with organisations as diverse as the National Trust, National Farmers’ Union, Environment Agency, local authorities and local action groups and flood groups.

Belmont Forum endorses IEA data skills framework

IEA Training’s work on the Data Skills Gap has been recognised with the Belmont Forum’s endorsement of the Data Skills Curricula Framework. The project aims to improve data literacy, security and sharing in data-intensive transdisciplinary global change research. The IEA produced the framework after carrying out an industry skills gap survey which identified data complexity, lack of standards and exchange vocabulary, and data management as barriers to sharing and re-using data effectively. The survey was presented to the EGU General Assembly in April. Read more at

Data Tree is branching out

The IEA has been awarded a £212,000 contract to produce Data Tree training – a free online data management course. It is aimed at PhD students and early career researchers but will be open to all, in support of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. It is funded through NERC, by the National Productivity Investment Fund as part of the UK’s Industrial Strategy. The latest details about this innovative course have been released, click on the Training tab to find out more.

Minister welcomes RE-SAT

RE-SAT, our newly-launched powerful renewable energy analytics platform, has been welcomed in the Seychelles where it is being trialled to support governments, utilities, investors & other stakeholders in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to move away from fossil fuels. Read the full story by clicking on the News tab.

Research and Applications


IEA's first Big Data MOOC open for registration

Professor Ed Hawkins, Professor of Climate Science, University of Reading Big Data and the Environment – the IEA’s new free course Press release issued…


LANDWISE calls on IEA data skills

Helping landowners & farmers learn how effective land use and management strategies are delivering natural flood management benefits


IEA Video -Delivering value from big data

The IEA brings together real access to data and technology experts, academic experts and a range of business collaborators to make environmental data much more useful. Data in…

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Co-design future data hub for Risk industry

Free one-day event introducing users of environmental and EO data for disaster risk reduction to cutting-edge platforms, during the design process. If your business or research is…

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