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Glacial karst: Descent into the Gornergletscher

The Gornergletscher is the second largest glacier system in the Alps, found on the western side of the Monte Rosa Massif flowing down towards the town of Zermatt. The glacier was the centre of interest for the Italian La Venta team during the 80’s and 90’s, during which time they found, explored and described a […]

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Adventures in Greenland

Just over three weeks ago on the invitation of my supervisor Alun Hubbard, I set off for West Greenland to meet up with him at his research camp on the ice sheet. Also there were a BBC crew filming for a new series called Frozen Planet, due out next autumn. The following hopes to give […]

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