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Suldenferner meltwater stream changes

I have an automatic camera overlooking the terminus of Suldenferner glacier, where we are now studying the meltwater fluxes and their relation to sediment fluxes in the context of the GLORI project with the Free University of Bozen. Here is … Continue reading

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Polya’s Problem Solving Techniques

Teaching University students to carry out critical and independent science research is challenging, and they need to learn to flex new muscles and approaches in their brain, that are not always well stretched at the school stage. I have found … Continue reading

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Khumbu Himal drone footage

The Khumbu Himal is an impressive mountain environment – so much geomorphology and so many amazing glacier features to see! Here is a fairly recent drone footage video of the 3 passes circular hike through the upper Solu Khumbu, which … Continue reading

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Open Access-Policy of the University of Innsbruck

I was just at an interesting presentation about University of Innsbruck open access publishing policies in which I learned some new things. Generally, there are two types of open access: Gold – refers to articles in fully accessible open access … Continue reading

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Zenodo data repository

Many scientific journals now ask for data used and processing computer code or software developed  in the study to be openly shared – which is as it should be. Most university research is publicly funded and therefore should be publicly … Continue reading

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Magazine interview St Anton Film Festival (English)

Its always interesting and rewarding to be interviewed about my research, but its difficult to get the balance right in terms of getting the science across so that everyone will understand the main message as well as the important nuances … Continue reading

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Guilt Trip movie at St Anton Film festival

The 23rd St Anton Film Festival celebrates mountains, people, and adventures between the two. This year kicks off by featuring the activities of some pretty hardcore female adventurers, which is of course of special interest to our own all-female crew … Continue reading

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World Glacier Monitoring Service video

In 2016, the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) celebrated its 30 year existence, although some of the data series held by the WGMS extends much further back in time. In 1986, two former ICSI (now IACS: International Association of Cryospheric … Continue reading

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Sketchfab

Check this out – I can embed sketchfab visuals here on my website! We made 0.5cm resolution surface models of penitentes on the Tapado Glacier in Chile for our last paper in The Cryopshere. This is site B on Tapado … Continue reading

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JIRP surface dust studies

I’m just back from JIRP, whch was once again pretty amazing. I encourage you to have a read of the students blogs, some are about science and others about the JIRP experience, but in either case they are an enlightening … Continue reading

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