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

Swedish fieldwork, part 1

During March 2012 I ventured north to Abisko in Sweden to undertake fieldwork on behalf of Tim Reid and Richard Essery. This trip was made possible by financial support from INTERACT and Richard… Continue reading

Cairngorms snow cover in May, how usual is it?

Welcome to my first post on Scottish snow. Here we are at the end of what feels like the second winter this year in Scotland. Many of us thought that snow had gone… Continue reading