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I am a geomorphologist who speciailises in quantifying landscape evolution in glacial and ice-marginal systems over a range of timescales. My research interests include the reconstruction of extreme glacial lake outburst floods (or 'GLOFs') using dam-breach and hydrodynamic models and informed through geomorphological analysis, as well as the geomorphological dynamics of debris-covered glaciers. Much of my work to date has employed high-resolution topographic surveying tools and methods (e.g. 'structure from motion' photogrammetry, unpiloted aerial vehicles, terrestrial laser scanning, change detection, etc). I have undertaken fieldwork primarily in the European Alps (Norway, Switzerland, Italy) and the Himalaya (Nepal, Tibet).

I joined the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences as a PDRA on NERC-funded research in 2014, and thereafter held positions as a Lecturer (Fixed Term) and, most recently, Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in Extreme Environments. I was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography in September 2020. I teach on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, and am currently the Programme Lead for the Department's BSc Geography and BSc Physical Geography degree pathways.

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Cold and Palaeo-Environment Research Group (CAPE)

Education/Academic qualification


28 Sep 20091 Jul 2013

Award Date: 30 Jun 2013

MSc, Aberystwyth University

28 Sep 200828 Sep 2009

Award Date: 30 Sep 2009

BSc (Hons), University of Southampton

28 Sep 20041 Jul 2007

Award Date: 1 Jul 2007


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