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Seminars

Glaciology and Glacial Geology

Seminars within the Glaciology and Glacial Geology research group of the Department of Geography.

There are no forthcoming seminars scheduled at present.

Previous seminars

  • 21st May 2020 - Dr. James Lea, University of Liverpool:
    Insights from mapping Greenland’s supraglacial lakes at unprecedented temporal and spatial scales. Details…
  • 13th May 2020 - Dr. Hester Jiskoot, Associate Professor of Physical Geography & Glaciology, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada:
    The influence of Arctic Fog on Glaciers. Details…
  • 5th March 2020 - Poul Christoffersen (University of Cambridge):
    Hydrological networks and flow of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Overview of the RESPONDER project. Details…
  • 27th February 2020 - Christine Batchelor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway:
    The use of marine geophysical data to investigate the climate and environment of the Quaternary. Details…
  • 6th February 2020 - Dr. Tobias Bolch, University of St. Andrews:
    Characteristics and changes of glaciers, rock glaciers and glacial lakes in High Mountain Asia since the 1960s. Details…
  • 5th December 2019 - Dr. Margaret Stewart, Senior Scientist - Marine and Petroleum Geology, British Geological Survey.:
    Subglacial landscapes: Tunnel valleys in the central and northern North Sea. Details…
  • 21st November 2019 - Poul Christoffersen (University of Cambridge):
    Title to be confirmed. Details…
  • 6th November 2019 - Julian Dowdeswell, Scott Polar Research Institute:
    The Weddell Sea, Antarctica: modern science and the search for Shackleton’s Endurance. Details…
  • 13th March 2019 - Dr Penny How, University of York:
    Integrating Photogrammetry and Computer Vision into the study of Glacier Change. Details…
  • 23rd January 2019 - Poul Christoffersen (University of Cambridge):
    TBC. Details…
  • 30th November 2018 - Multiple Speakers:
    Cambridge UAVs in the Environmental Sciences Workshop . Details…
  • 8th March 2018 - Walter Immerzeel, University of Utrecht:
    CANCELLED DUE TO STRIKE ACTION Recent advances in understanding climate, glacier and river dynamics in high mountain Asia. Details…
  • 28th February 2018 - Emrys Phillips, British Geological Survey, Edinburgh:
    CANCELLED DUE TO STRIKE ACTION Concentrated, “pulsed” axial glacier flow: structural glaciological evidence from Kvíárjökull in SE Iceland. Details…
  • 14th February 2018 - Conrad Koziol, University of Edinburgh:
    Modelling seasonal acceleration of land terminating sectors of the Greenland Ice Sheet margin. Details…
  • 31st January 2018 - Amber Leeson, University of Lancaster:
    Surface meltwater on the polar ice sheets under a changing climate. Details…
  • 29th November 2017 - Dr Adam Booth:
    Geophysical observations on Larsen C Ice Shelf: characterising stability after Iceberg A68. Details…
  • 15th November 2017 - Dr Suzanne Bevan:
    Remote sensing of melt and fracture on Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctica. Details…
  • 18th October 2017 - Mr Michael Cooper:
    What lies beneath: a radio-glaciological study of Greenland.. Details…
  • 15th March 2017 - Dr. Jerome A. Neufeld, Department of Earth Sciences & DAMTP, University of Cambridge:
    Controls on the rapid drainage of supraglacial lakes. Details…
  • 1st March 2017 - Dr. David Amblas, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge:
    Submarine canyons in polar and temperate margins: shaping mechanisms and long-term evolution. Details…
  • 23rd November 2016 - Daniel Goldberg (University of Edinburgh):
    Ice shelf-ocean interactions: self-organisation and instability. Details…
  • 8th November 2016 - Twila Moon (University of Bristol):
    Greenland Ice Sheet motion, ice-ocean interactions, and other ambitions to understand the cryosphere. Details…
  • 26th October 2016 - Antonio Abellan:
    Linking ice-cliff and rock-slope failures. Details…
  • 12th October 2016 - Nial Peters:
    A journey into Erebus volcano, Antarctica. Details…
  • 15th March 2016 - Brice Noël (Utrecht University):
    High-resolution modelling of polar climates using the regional climate model RACMO2.3. Details…
  • 2nd March 2016 - Donald Slater (University of Edinburgh):
    Modelling ice-ocean interaction at Greenland’s tidewater glaciers. Details…
  • 27th May 2015 - Mai Winstrup (University of Wahington):
    Ice cores: development of time scales and some applications. Details…
  • 13th May 2015 - Brice Rea (University of Aberdeen):
    Evidence for, and implications of, a grounded ice sheet in the Central North Sea during the Pleistocene. Details…
  • 19th March 2015 - Olivier Gagliardini (Laboratoire de glaciologie et géophysique de l’environnement):
    Marine terminating glaciers within Elmer/Ice: model and applications. Details…
  • 25th February 2015 - Coen Hodstede (Alfred Wegener Institute):
    Seismic survey considerations in glaciology. Details…
  • 11th February 2015 - Christoph Mayer (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities):
    The last ten years of glacier observation in the Karakoram. Details…
  • 28th January 2015 - Tom Cowton (University of Sheffield):
    Controls on the stability of Greenland’s tidewater glaciers: the impact of runoff on fjord circulation and termini melt rates. Details…
  • 26th November 2014 - Martin Siegert (Imperial College):
    Assessing the vulnerability of the Weddell Sea sector of West Antarctic Ice Sheet to future changes. Details…
  • 12th November 2014 - Peter Talling (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton):
    Frequency and triggers of huge underwater landslides - and their relationship to climate change and sediment delivery from ice streams. Details…
  • 29th October 2014 - Sam Doyle (University of Aberystwyth):
    Supraglacial lake drainage and ice flow acceleration in Greenland. Details…
  • 15th October 2014 - Alv Egeland (Department of Physics, University of Oslo):
    The Importance to Solar-Terrestrial Physics of Amundsen’s and Scott’s Conjugate Observations of the Earth’s Magnetic Field. Details…
  • 8th May 2014 - Susan Conway:
    The martian Cryosphere: there’s more ice than we thought!. Details…
  • 23rd April 2014 - Dr Mauro Werder, University of Bristol:
    The pressure melting point of ice and Jakobshavn Isbrae's fast flow. Details…
  • 12th March 2014 - Hamish Pritchard (British Antarctic Survey):
    Patterned ground stories: wars, disasters and ice sheets. Details…
  • 26th February 2014 - Poul Christoffersen (Scott Polar Research Insitute):
    Are rapid ice losses in Greenland caused by atmosphere or ocean?. Details…
  • 12th February 2014 - Neil Glasser (Aberystwyth University):
    The glaciation of the Antarctic Peninsula: a journey through time. Details…
  • 29th January 2014 - Jason Box (Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland):
    Dark Snow in Greenland. Details…
  • 27th November 2013 - Duncan Quincey (University of Leeds):
    Are Karakoram glacier surges linked with climate?. Details…
  • 14th November 2013 - David G. Vaughan (British Antarctic Survey):
    Ice sheets, glaciers and sea-level rise: a perspective from the 5th Assessment Report by the IPCC. Details…
  • 30th October 2013 - Malcolm McMillan (University of Leeds):
    Antarctic elevation change from satellite radar altimetry. Details…
  • 16th October 2013 - Stephen J. Livingstone (University of Sheffield):
    Predicting subglacial lake locations and meltwater drainage pathways in Antarctica, Greenland and North America . Details…
  • 12th June 2013 - Dr Lorna Linch, University of Brighton:
    The ‘fingerprint’ left by icebergs that plough through sediment: Glacial Lake Agassiz, Manitoba, Canada. Details…
  • 5th June 2013 - Dr Suzanne Bevan, Swansea University:
    Remote sensing of Greenland tidewater glaciers. Details…
  • 22nd May 2013 - Dr Jonathan Carrivick, Leeds University:
    Glacier outburst floods: spatial and temporal evolution. Details…
  • 8th May 2013 - Dr Camilla Andresen, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland:
    Using sediment archives from glacial fjords to reconstruct past glacier and ocean variability. Details…
  • 24th April 2013 - Dr Neil Ross, Newcastle University:
    Unveiling the glacial and landscape evolution of West Antarctica: subglacial insights from ice-penetrating radar and satellite imagery. Details…
  • 13th March 2013 - Dr Eero Rinne, Finnish Meteorological Institute:
    Sea Ice Research at Finnish Meteorological Institute – from Ice Charts to Climate Studies. Details…
  • 27th February 2013 - Dr Kathryn Rose, British Antarctic Survey:
    Early East Antarctic Ice Sheet Growth Recorded in the Landscape of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains. Details…
  • 30th January 2013 - Professor David Evans, Durham University:
    Glacial landsystems: modern polar and alpine analogues for Quaternary palaeoglaciology. Details…
  • 16th January 2013 - Dr Stewart Jamieson, Durham University:
    Reproducing unexpected LGM ice-stream retreat behaviour in a dynamic numerical model of Marguerite Bay, Antarctica. Details…
  • 28th November 2012 - Dr Alun Hubbard, Aberystwyth University:
    What's going on in Greenland?. Details…
  • 29th October 2012 - Dr Maryline Vautravers, Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge:
    Palaeoenvironmental records from the West Antarctic Peninsula drift sediments over the last 75 ka.. Details…
  • 17th October 2012 - Christine Batchelor, SPRI:
    Reflection seismic investigations of the Beaufort Sea margin, Arctic Ocean: Variable history of Quaternary ice-sheet advance. Details…
  • 12th June 2012 - Professor Pat Quilty, University of Tasmania:
    Robert Falcon Scott: the Tasmanian links and an appreciation.. Details…
  • 6th June 2012 - Amber Leeson & Dr Kate Briggs, School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds:
    Double bill: Modelling the evolution of supra-glacial lakes in the Russell glacier region of the Greenland Ice Sheet / IMBIE - Ice sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise. Details…
  • 30th May 2012 - Dr Jemma Wadham, University of Bristol:
    Microbial activity beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet: impacts beyond the ice margin?. Details…
  • 23rd May 2012 - Anna-Maria Trofaier & Dr Steven Palmer, Scott Polar Research Institute.:
    Double bill: "Monitoring Arctic water bodies using active microwave data" / "Airborne glacier geophysics in Greenland". Details…
  • 16th May 2012 - Dr Andy Smith, British Antarctic Survey:
    Subglacial conditions on Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica: Results from ground-based geophysical surveys; and plans for future activities with the iSTAR Programme. Details…
  • 9th May 2012 - Professor Bryn Hubbard, Aberystwyth University:
    Glaciers on Mars. Details…
  • 2nd May 2012 - Prof John Smellie, University of Leicester:
    Sub ice volcanism, ice sheets and global change. Details…
  • 28th March 2012 - Dr Marco Tedesco, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, City College of New York:
    Darker, wetter and faster: recent and projected trends of mass balance over the Greenland ice sheet and linkages to surface and sub-surface processes. Details…
  • 21st March 2012 - Dr Valentina Radic, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada:
    Challenges in modeling future sea level rise from melting glaciers. Details…
  • 21st March 2012 - Professor Veli-Pekka Salonen, Dept. of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki (and Visiting fellow at Clare Hall):
    Pleistocene and Holocene in Murchisonforden area, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard.. Details…
  • 14th March 2012 - Dr Gwendolyn Leysinger-Vieli, University of Durham:
    Exploring radar data of ice sheets by means of numerical modelling. Details…
  • 7th March 2012 - Dr Fausto Ferraccioli, British Antarctic Survey:
    Revealing the Antarctic continent with recent aerogeophysical exploration. Details…
  • 29th February 2012 - Dr Rob Bingham, University of Aberdeen:
    Inland thinning of West Antarctic Ice Sheet steered along subglacial rifts. Details…
  • 22nd February 2012 - Prof Elizabeth Morris, Scott Polar Research Insitute:
    Densification in the Greenland dry snow zone - implications for altimetry. Details…
  • 8th February 2012 - Dr Kelly Hogan, Scott Polar Research Institute:
    The central-west sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet since the LGM - the story from offshore evidence. Details…
  • 1st February 2012 - Dr Bill Austin, University of St Andrews:
    The timing and rate of deglaciation along the north Svalbard margin. Details…
  • 25th January 2012 - Dr Poul Christoffersen, Scott Polar Research Institute:
    Ice-ocean interactions in Kangerdlugssuaq Fjord. Details…
  • 30th November 2011 - Dr Neil Harris, University of Cambridge:
    Polar ozone loss. Details…
  • 23rd November 2011 - Dr Mark Skidmore, Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University:
    Microbial Communities in Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments.. Details…
  • 16th November 2011 - Dr Marion Bougamont, Scott Polar Research Institute:
    Understanding contemporary change in West Antarctica: Insights from a higher order ice sheet model with dynamic subglacial processes. Details…
  • 14th November 2011 - Dr Ian Willis, Scott Polar Research Institute:
    Modelling melt, water routing and the filling and drainage of lakes on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Details…
  • 2nd November 2011 - Dr Ed King, British Antarctic Survey:
    Imaging contemporary subglacial landscapes: detailed geophysical surveys of Antarctic ice streams. Details…
  • 19th October 2011 - Martin O'Leary, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, University of Michigan:
    Why do glaciers fall apart?. Details…
  • 16th March 2011 - Anne Le Brocq (University of Exeter):
    Antarctic subglacial hydrology and topography. Details…
  • 23rd February 2011 - Finlo Cottier (Scottish Association for Marine Science):
    Oceanography in Arctic fjords. Details…
  • 16th February 2011 - Cameron Rye (University of Oxford):
    Quantifying the predictive uncertainty of numerical mass balance models. Details…
  • 26th January 2011 - Adrian Jenkins (British Antarctic Survey):
    Ocean forcing of ice sheet change in West Antarctica. Details…
  • 1st December 2010 - Paul A. Berkman (University of Cambridge) & David W. H. Walton (British Antarctic Survey):
    ANTARCTICA DAY Inaugural Lecture. Details…
  • 17th November 2010 - Douglas Benn (University Centre in Svalbard and the University of St. Andrews):
    Calving Laws for Ice Sheet Models - Recent Progress and Future Prospects. Details…
  • 1st November 2010 - Hilmar Gudmundsson (British Antarctic Survey):
    Ice Stream Tides. Details…
  • 20th October 2010 - Daniel Nývlt (Czech Geological Survey):
    Northernmost Antarctic Peninsula glacial and climate changes. Details…
  • 7th October 2010 - Lisle A. Rose:
    Lives on The Ice - Changing Patterns of Antarctic Experience from Scott to Byrd. Details…
  • 3rd March 2010 - Bernd Kulessa (Swansea University):
    Flow, fracture and modelled stability of the Larsen C ice shelf. Details…
  • 17th February 2010 - Anthony Seale (University of Cambridge):
    Automatic satellite monitoring of East Greenland's calving glacier fronts: seasonal signals and southern retreat. Details…
  • 3rd February 2010 - Paul Berkman (University of Cambridge):
    Environmental Protection in the Arctic Ocean. Details…
  • 20th January 2010 - Andrew Sole (University of Aberdeen):
    The effects of coastal ocean warming and increased supra-glacial run-off on water temperature and circulation in Kangerdlugssuaq Fjord, East Greenland. Details…
  • 2nd December 2009 - Christopher Talbot (Earth Sciences, University of Uppsala):
    Subaerial salt extrusions in Iran as analogues of ice sheets, streams & glaciers. Details…
  • 18th November 2009 - Alan Ashworth (Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University):
    Neogene terrestrial environment of Antarctica. Details…
  • 11th November 2009 - Alex Piotrowski (Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge):
    Linking North and South Atlantic deep water circulation using Nd isotopes. Details…
  • 28th October 2009 - Paul Holland (British Antarctic Survey):
    Marine Ice in Larsen Ice Shelf. Details…
  • 20th May 2009 - Chris Woodworth-Lynas (NW Atlantic Ocean Observing System Partnership):
    Where Have All the Icebergs Gone?. Details…
  • 22nd April 2009 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    Mechanisms of englacial conduit formation and their implications for subglacial recharge. Details…
  • 4th March 2009 - John Woodward, Northumbria University:
    Geophysical surveys of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth, West Antarctica: implications for in-situ exploration. Details…
  • 18th February 2009 - Clive Oppenheimer, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Erebus volcano, Antarctica: eruption dynamics and atmospheric impacts. Details…
  • 26th November 2008 - Robert Bingham (British Antarctic Survey):
    In situ glacial geophysical investigations of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica. Details…
  • 12th November 2008 - Adrian Luckman (Swansea University):
    TBA. Details…
  • 29th October 2008 - Anne Le Brocq (University of Durham):
    Antarctic subglacial hydrology. Details…
  • 15th October 2008 - Murray Mitchell (OPUS Engineering - New Zealand):
    Antarctic Engineering. Details…

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