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Dr Tom Cowton

Dr Tom Cowton


Researcher profile

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Research areas

Dr Cowton's research focusses on the mechanisms controlling the response of glaciers, and in the particular the Greenland Ice Sheet, to climate change. Through a combination of field, modelling and remote sensing techniques, he has published research on themes including ice sheet hydrology, tidewater glacier processes and the physical oceanography of fjord systems.

PhD supervision

  • Oliver Hall
  • Ben Davison

Selected publications


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