Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

[1] Gutierrez, I., Gjermundsen, E.F., Harcourt, W.D., Kuschnerus, M., Tonion, F., Zieher, T. (accepted). Analysis of filtering techniques for investigating landslide-induced changes in the Oetz Valley (Tyrol, Austria), ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences XXIV.
[2] Harcourt, W.D., Palmer, S.J., Mansell, D.T., Le Brocq, A., Bartlett, O., Gourmelen, N., Tepes, P., Dowdeswell, J.A., Blankenship, D.D., Young, D.A. (2020). Subglacial controls on dynamic thinning at Trinity-Wykeham Glacier, Prince of Wales Ice Field, Canadian Arctic, Int. J. Remote Sens, 41, 1191-1213, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2019.1658238.
[3] Harcourt, W.D., Briers, R.A., Huxham, M. (2018). The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya’s seagrass coverage, Biol. Lett., 14, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0227.

Posters & Presentations

[1] Harcourt, W.D., Robertson, D., Macfarlane, D., Rea, B., Spagnolo, M. (2020). Observing the cryosphere with millimetre wave radar: The case study of Rhône Glacier, EGU General Assembly, Online, doi: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-595 (04/05/2020 to 08/05/2020). [Presentation]
[2] Harcourt, W.D., Robertson, D., Macfarlane, D., Rea, B., Spagnolo, M., Benn, D. (2020). Radar Monitoring of Calving at Hansbreen (RaMoCH), Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) Polar Night Week, Longyearbyen, Svalbard (14/01/2020). [Presentation]
[3] Harcourt, W.D., Robertson, D., Macfarlane, D., Rea, B., Spagnolo, M. (2019). Observing the Cryosphere with millimetre wave radar: The case study of Rhône Glacier, SAGES’19 Global Climate Challenges for a Blue Green Economy: Scientific Evidence; Its relevance; Societal solutions, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (27/10/2019 to 28/10/2019). [Presentation]
[4] Harcourt, W.D., Palmer, S.J., Mansell, D.T., Le Brocq, A., Bartlett, O., Gourmelen, N., Tepes, P., Dowdeswell, J.A., Blankenship, D.D., Young, D.A. (2019). Examining the role of the subglacial topography on dynamic thinning at a large tidewater glacier in the Canadian Arctic, SAGES’19 Global Climate Challenges for a Blue Green Economy: Scientific Evidence; Its relevance; Societal solutions, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (27/10/2019 to 28/10/2019). [Poster]
[5] Harcourt, W.D., Palmer, S.J., Mansell, D.T., Le Brocq, A., Bartlett, O., Gourmelen, N., Tepes, P., Dowdeswell, J.A., Blankenship, D.D., Young, D.A. (2019). Subglacial controls on dynamic thinning at Trinity-Wykeham Glacier, Prince of Wales Ice Field, Canadian Arctic, St Andrews Glaciology Seminar Series, St Andrews, United Kingdom (23/10/2019). [Presentation]
[6] Harcourt, W.D., Robertson, D.A., Macfarlane, D.G. (2019). The application of millimetre wave radar to glacier remote sensing in conditions of reduced visibility, Electromagnetic Systems Interest Group (EMSIG) Symposium, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (18/06/2019 to 19/06/2019). [Poster]
[7] Harcourt, W.D., Robertson, D.A., Macfarlane, D.G. (2019). The application of millimetre wave radar to the study of volcano-glacier interactions and ice-ocean interactions in conditions of reduced visibility, St Andrews Glaciology Seminar Series, St Andrews, United Kingdom (24/04/2019). [Presentation]
[8] Harcourt, W.D., Briers, R.A., Huxham, M. (2018). The thin(ning) green line? Mapping Kenya’s seagrass, GIS Update, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (08/06/2018). [Presentation]
[9] Harcourt, W.D., Palmer, S.J., Mansell, D.T., Le Brocq, A. (2016). Dramatic acceleration of Trinity-Wykeham Glacier, Canadian High Arctic, detected using satellite feature-tracking, International Glaciological Society British Branch (IGSBB), Southampton, United Kingdom (08/09/2016). [Presentation]

Data

[1] Harcourt, W.D., Briers, R.A., Huxham, M. (2018). Data from: The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya’s seagrass coverage, Dryad Digital Repository, doi: 10.5061/dryad.n08qs2s.

Media Coverage

[1] Ye, Y. (2019). Seagrass loss off the coast of Kenya is fuelling climate change, New Scientist, Retrieved from: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2186605-seagrass-loss-off-the-coast-of-kenya-is-fuelling-climate-change/.
[2] Edinburgh Napier University (2019). Paper calls for promotion of sustainable fishing practices, Retrieved from: https://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/news/seagrass-paper.