Exam notes on the subglacial hydrology of mountain glaciers, and how the switch from a distributed to channelised system occurs.
Degree Day melt models
Summary of the methodology, benefits and limitations of modelling glacier melt using positive degree day models.
Case studies and examples of different mechanisms by which glaciers can surge
Enhanced Degree Day melt models
Examples of how degree day melt models can be enhanced by adding additional terms.
Examples of degre day melt models
Examples of degree day melt models used on valley glaciers.
Energy balance melt models
Description of methods, benefits and difficulties with using energy balance models to model surface melt on glaciers or ice sheets.