Ward van Pelt
Researcher

Fieldwork

Pictures of our annual field campaigns to Svalbard can be found here.

Thesis

An electronic copy of my PhD-thesis, defended in 2014, can be found here!

Welcome

   Welcome to my website!
I currently work as a researcher in glaciology at Uppsala University in Sweden. My research focuses on assessing the impact of changing climate conditions in the Arctic on glaciers and seasonal snow packs.








News

09/07/2019 - Publication in The Cryosphere
"Thermal conductivity of firn at Lomonosovfonna, Svalbard, derived from subsurface temperature measurements." by Marchenko et al. is now published in The Cryosphere. Link

07/05/2019 - Publication in Annals of Glaciology
"Characterization of seasonal glacial seismicity from a single-station on-ice record at Holtedahlfonna, Svalbard." by Köhler et al. is now published in Annals of Glaciology. Link

15/04/2019 - Fieldwork in Svalbard
We just finished another successful field campaign to Lomonosovfonna, Svalbard. Some photos of the fieldwork will be uploaded to the website soon.

24/01/2019 - Publication in Journal of Glaciology
"Closing the mass budget of a tidewater glacier: the example of Kronebreen, Svalbard." by Deschamps-Berger et al. is now published in Journal of Glaciology. Link

31/10/2018 - Publication in Journal of Glaciology
"Simulating climatic mass balance, seasonal snow development and associated freshwater runoff in the Kongsfjord basin, Svalbard (1980-2016)." by Pramanik et al. is now published in Journal of Glaciology. Link

11/05/2018 - Publication in Geophysical Research Letters
"Dynamic response of a High Arctic glacier to melt and runoff variations" by Van Pelt et al. is now published in Geophysical Research Letters. Link