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About lindsey

Environmental scientist. I am glaciologist specialising in glacier-climate interactions to better understand the climate system. The point of this is to understand how glaciated envionments might change in the future - how the glaciers will respond and what the impact on associated water resources and hazard potential will be.

System change not climate change

Its one of my favourite slogans for change. And not just because it sounds nice, but because it seems truly necessary to me. There is no solution to our ecological and well being crisis within our current mindset. In fact … Continue reading

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JIRP presence at the AGU meeting

Well, as part of limiting my travel I don’t usually go to the American Geophysical Union Annual Fall Meeting, but its always worth spending a little slice of time seeing what people are talking about in one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Timelapse images of Lewis glacier

Jun Uetake (@JunUetake) of Colorado State University, has in the recent past sampled the glacier microbiology on Mt Kenya in order to compare it with the glacier microbiology in the Rwenzori. They found samples were in fact similar to microbial communities … Continue reading

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Extending the 2-mile time machine*: where is the oldest ice?

*The title of this blog comes from the title of Richard Alleys book on ice cores called ‘The Two-Mile time machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future‘, which is a great read even years after its first publication. … Continue reading

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Sub-debris melt model intercomparison

Task one of the IACS Working Group on Debris Covered Glaciers is a melt model intercomparison. I just wanted to give a shout out to all the participants who have contributed data to the study, and especially to Adria Bach who works … Continue reading

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