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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.

Book about glacier research on Vernagtferner

Heidi Escher-Vetter worked at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences section of Geodesy and Glaciology for decades focusing her research on examining the methods of glacier monitoring and analysing the results of the changing Ötztal glaciers. In 2020 she has prepared … Continue reading

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#shareEGU20

The massive European Geosciences Union annual conference is online as #shareEGU20 this year due to global pandemic conditions. This is unusual but offers a new model for conference exchanges going forward, and I’ll note some thoughts on this here. The … Continue reading

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Records of loss and the left behind

At the start of my MA in Art&Science at the University for Applied Arts in Vienna, we introduced out background to our fellow students. As part of this I made a sort of display about how working on glacier change is … Continue reading

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The practice of my science

I am currently studying for an MA in Art&Science at the University for Applied Arts in Vienna (die Angewandte). At the opening of the course we had to present something about our background. I prepared a recreation of a scientists … Continue reading

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Glaciers on Mt Kenya

Its been years since I visited Mt Kenya and it feels like a lifetime ago. I am feeling a sort of longing for the land of the giant lobelia and vertical bog of Mt Kenya and also for all the … Continue reading

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