Avalanche and icebergs!

I retweeted a photo Iain Cameron put on twitter of icebergs in Loch Etchachan (Cairngorms) earlier today: Loch Etchachan, Ben Macdui, on 14th June. Yes, June. Icebergs? pic.twitter.com/MBiDdsQA6W — Iain Cameron (@theiaincameron) June… Continue reading

Caleb’s List (The Arthur’s)

This post doesn’t really relate to snow, but has everything to do with mountains in Scotland. There’s been a bit of noise recently about Kellan MacInnes‘ book: Caleb’s List. This details the hills… Continue reading

Extraterrestrial radiation dataset

I am currently helping supervise a masters student for their summer project. They’re working on improving a parameter used in flood estimation. The drive for the project is to use the revised parameter… Continue reading

Ordnance Survey Terrain 50 elevation model

UPDATE: Since writing this post I’ve had communication with the Ordnance Survey who have looked into the issues raised. The latest Terrain 50 data available supersedes this post and so I suspect the… Continue reading

Vote for talks you want to hear at a conference!

I’ve been following the build up to the FOSS4G UK event and last week the call for presentations/papers closed. Today I saw a link on twitter saying that voting for papers was now… Continue reading

Winter special radio interview – the success of social networking

On Tuesday this week I was struggling in the office whilst there were amazing forecasts for the Scottish Highlands. Tough gig! So like many others I tweeted about my first world problems: Wishing… Continue reading

Swedish fieldwork, part 2

Following on from the previous post on my Swedish fieldwork here is the belated second and final part. Diary I departed the UK early on Saturday 3rd March 2012 and returned the afternoon… Continue reading

Excuses, excuses…

So it’s been a long while since I added anything to this blog. I do have a number of posts in the pipeline but am currently waste deep in organising a conference! For… Continue reading

First snow and where to look out for it

There’s talk of first season snow flying about the internet at the moment. A couple of weeks ago (30th August) there was a light dusting of fresh snow on Cairngorm and Ben Macdui.… Continue reading

Personal highlights from BHS2012

Here are some personal highlights from the BHS National Symposium 2012. Papers mentioned below will be available from the BHS website in the next week or two. Marsh and Dixon (CEH)– UK water… Continue reading