Peter Nienow

  • Professor of Glaciology - Univ. of Edinburgh, School of GeoSciences

Research interests

  • Glacier and ice sheet response to climate change.
  • Particular expertise in glacier hydrology, ice dynamics, ice-sheet ocean interactions and impact of climate change on these systems.
  • Focus on the Greenland Ice Sheet but also the Alps, Andean and Himalayan glaciers.
  • Research using fieldwork, remote sensing and modelling including the calibration/validation of the European Space Agency's CryoSat-2 radar altimeter satellite.