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Duncan Quincey Dr Duncan Quincey

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Room Garstang 10.02
School of Geography
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 33312

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I am Associate Professor in Geomorphology. My research focuses mainly on the dynamics of mountain glaciers, in particular Hindu-Kush Himalayan glaciers and within the context of climate change. I use remote sensing to quantify changes in glacier velocity and surface elevation, and am particularly interested in the development of glacier hazards and their impact on local people. Most recently I have focussed on fast-flow events (glacier surges) in the Karakoram, and have been investigating the link between glacier flow and outburst flooding in the region. I am also working on ice-dammed (marginal) lakes in West Greenland, and on characterising fine-scale...


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