Tag Archive: science

Transcribed Scottish snow data available (1945-2007)

I’m nearly 12 months late writing this post. I think it must have slipped my mind! The primary dataset for my PhD was the snow survey of Great Britain. You can read more… Continue reading

Scottish mountain snow: pre-viva talk

At Edinburgh University our PhD viva exams are behind closed doors, but we’re encouraged to present our work before the viva to help us to prepare. I gave my pre-viva talk today, in… Continue reading

Arctic sea ice extent

Bit of a departure from Scottish snow this afternoon: the Met Office put out a blog post yesterday on the minimum Arctic sea ice extent being reached for this year (probably) and briefly… Continue reading

Scottish winter weather

Following on from my previous post about September weather, it seems appropriate (for my research and blog) to look at winter weather specifically for Scotland. This post again uses Met Office data. I… Continue reading

British Hydrological Society 2014 Symposium – poster

This is my second post about the British Hydrological Society biannual (every two years) Symposium 2014. Previously I wrote about the presentation I gave, this post covers the poster I took. I got… 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

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