Helsinki Discrete Element Model (HiDEM)

Helsinki Discrete Element Model (HiDEM)

We are pleased to announce the release of HiDEM – the Helsinki Discrete Element Model. This code is developed by Jan Åström, from CSC in…

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Publication: A Full-Stokes 3D Calving Model

Publication: A Full-Stokes 3D Calving Model

Joe’s PhD work has been published in JGR: Earth Surface. The paper lays out the design of the 3D Elmer/Ice calving model, which is now freely…

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Ben Vrackie

CALISMO Meeting

Last week St Andrews Glaciology hosted the official start-up meeting for the CALISMO project (Calving Laws for Ice Sheet Models). We were joined by Adrian…

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Open-Source Calving Model

Open-Source Calving Model

Joe has uploaded the calving models he developed during his PhD into the Elmer/Ice repository on Github. There’s a 2D and a 3D version, so if…

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STAG@EGU2017

STAG@EGU2017

St Andrews Glaciology will be out in force at EGU 2017. Doug will be discussing and comparing various calving models, Heidi will be theorising on the…

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Unexpected 'surge' of a Svalbard tidewater glacier

Unexpected ‘surge’ of a Svalbard tidewater glacier

Most Svalbard surges are unexpected. After decades of inactivity, Svalbard glaciers can suddenly pick up speed and transform a smooth, safe snowmobile or skiing route…

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Antarctic Adventures

Antarctic Adventures

Heidi has been guiding tours and expanding horizons this month in the Falklands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula!      

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Meet the Glaciologists

Meet the Glaciologists

We kicked off our glaciology group with a “Meet the Glaciologists” seminar session in the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development today. Doug discussed the…

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