In March 2021, myself and colleagues from the universities of St Andrews and Aberdeen undertook fieldwork in the Scottish Highlands to map snow-covered terrain using a new, ground-based millimetre-wave radar. We collaborated with the Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) to assess the capabilities of this new instrument in evaluating snow-associated hazards such as avalanches. This … Continue reading Radar monitoring of snow in Scotland…during a pandemic!?
It is often thought-provoking to quote Roman orators when discussing successful trips to far flung locations. That is not the reason for using it here, it's simply just a catchy title. In this, my very first blog post, I want to share my thoughts on a successful first field trip as part of my PhD. … Continue reading We came, we saw, we scanned a glacier!