My research is in the field of glacier-hydrology and I specialise in understanding how a supraglacial debris cover influences glacier melt rates and the glacier-hydrological system. I use techniques such as dye tracing, measurements of glacier velocity using differential GPS systems and monitoring of the proglacial stream discharge and water chemistry to understand the glacial drainage system.  I also model melt rates from meteorological data to better understand the influence of a debris cover on glacial melt. UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or drones) are also a useful tool within my research into the melt of partially debris-covered ice, since they provide high resolution data about the glacier surface.

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