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Jonathan Carrivick Dr Jonathan Carrivick

Contact details

Room 10.04 Garstang
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK

Email:
j.l.carrivick

Telephone:
+44 (0) 113 34 33324

Student hours:
By prior appointment

Research overview

you can see my work in progress here

PhD Supervision

I welcome PhD applications in the following areas:

  • Glacier outburst floods or ‘jökulhlaups’
  • Outburst floods
  • Glacier lakes
  • Arctic or alpine hydrology
  • Glacial geomorphology
  • Proglacial geomorphology
  • Reconstruction of glacier geometry
  • Arctic or alpine earth surface processes

Research students

  • Eleanor Pearson (2016 - 2020). NERC-CASE with JBA. 'sediment trasnport in Natural Flood Management'
  • Jenna Sutherland (2016 - 2020). NERC-funded. 'Ice-marginal lakes in New Zealand during the LGM'
  • Lawrence Eagle (2015 - 2019). Uni of Leeds (LARS) funded. 'evolution of stream ecology with deglaciation'.
  • Sarah Fell (2015 - 2019). NERC-funded. 'food web structure and activity in reaction to deglaciation in alpine streams'.
  • Steve Parry (2014 - 2018). Self-funded/BGS-funded. 'Landslides and deglaciation'.
  • Owen King (2014 - 2018). NERC-funded. 'Glacier changes in the Nepal Himilaya'.
  • C. Scott Watson (2014 - 2018). 'Supraglacial lake evolution in the Nepal Himalaya'.
  • Janet Richardson (2013 - 2016). Uni of Leeds funded. 'Landscape development in South Africa'.Joeseph Mallalieu (2012 - 2018). Teaching Fellowship. 'Ice-marginal lake - ice sheet interactions in west Greenland'.
  • Will James (2012 - 2016). NERC-funded. 'Geomorphometrics  of glaciers in the Southern Alps, New Zealand'.
  • Chris Williams (2009 - 2013). NERC-funded. 'Glacial mass balance changes at a small arctic glacier.'
  • Kate Staines (2008 - 2012). NERC-funded. 'Landscape responses to glacial outburst floods.'
  • Neil Dickson (2007 - 2011). NERC-funded. 'Proglacial river and ecosystem dynamics.'

Presentations

CONFERENCES

Oral Presentations

  • Carrivick, J.L., 2015. Decadal scale changes in mountain glaciers suggest increasing influence of topography and evolution towards steady state. IGS BB Durham 2nd – 3rd September 2015.
  • Carrivick, J.L., and Quincey, D., 2015. EGU2015-1162: Progressive increase in number and volume of ice-marginal lakes on the western margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet.
  • EGU2015-1163: An assessment of the rapid evolution of ice-marginal and proglacial systems due to ongoing climate change. Invited talk
  • EGU2015-1165: Ultra high-resolution topographic analysis for understanding bedrock erosion processes. Carrivick, J.L., Quincey, D., and Guan, M., 2015.
  • EGU2015-15402: Field, experimental and numerical model developments in outburst flood understanding and opportunities for future work.  Invited talk
  • EGU2014-3766 Glaciers on the northern Antarctic Peninsula are more sensitive to temperature change than precipitation change by Bethan Davies et al. accepted in CR3.2/GM9.6
  • EGU2014-3478 Late Pleistocene ice-shelf, valley-glacier and ice-sheet interactions on Alexander Island, Antarctic Peninsula: implications for climatic and ice-volume changes by Bethan Davies et al. accepted in GM9.1
  • Carrivick, JL. Ice-marginal lakes in Greenland. IGS BB. Loughborough, 4th-5th September, 2013.
  • Carrivick et al., Hydraulic modelling of an outburst flood in west Greenland ICFS, Leeds: July 2013
  • Carrivick et al., Hydraulic modelling of an outburst flood in west Greenland EGU April 2013
  • Carrivick et al., Late Holocene changes to land terminating glaciers on James Ross Island, Antarctica. EGU April 2013
  • Davies et al., AFI, September 2011. Cambridge.Carrivick, J.L., Davies, B.D., Glasser, N.F., Nyvlt, D., 2011. Late Holocene changes to land terminating glaciers on James Ross Island, Antarctica. Oral presentation at the 2011 British Branch meeting of the International Glaciological Society, held at British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, 07 – 08 September, 2011.
  • Williams, C., and Carrivick, J.L., 2011. 'A multi-scale approach to quantifying changes in mountain glacier morphology'. Oral presentation at the 2011 British Branch meeting of the International Glaciological Society, held at British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, 07 – 08 September, 2011.
  • Rippin, D.M., Carrivick, J.L., Williams, C., 2011. Evidence towards a lag in the evolution of the thermal regime of Karsaglaciaren, northern Sweden. Oral presentation at the 2011 British Branch meeting of the International Glaciological Society, held at British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, 07 – 08 September, 2011.
  • Carrivick, J.L., and Russell, A.J., 2011. Geomorphic and sedimentary impacts of the 2010 jokulhlaups from Eyafjallajokull, Iceland. British Society for Geomorphology, June 28th-30th 2011, Liverpool, UK. invited opening keynote lecture
  • Carrivick, J.L., .L., Brown, L.E., Dickson, N.E., Warburton, J., and Fureder, L., 2009. Spatio-temporal dynamics of high alpine streams. Oral presentation for the 4th Symposion of the Hohe Tauern National Park for Research in Protected Areas, 17th to 19th September 2009, Kaprun, Austria.
  • van der Velden, N., Carrivick, JL, Brown, L and Dickson, N., 2009. Glacial river channel stability and impact on diversity of alpine flora communities, with implications for adaptability to climate change. 2nd European Congress of Conservation Biology. September 01 - 05, 2009, Prague. Czech Republic.
  • Carrivick, J.L., Manville, V., Graettinger, A., and Cronin, S. 2009. Rapid landscape change during the March 2007 lahar from Mt Ruapehu (invited oral presentation EGU2009-270 for the EGU conference, 20th-24th April, 2009. Vienna, Austria).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Xie, X., Sleigh, A., and Hubbard, M. 2009. Experimental modelling of flow-bed interactions in outburst floods (oral presentation EGU2009-156 for the EGU conference, 20th-24th April, 2009. Vienna, Austria).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Manville, V., and Cronin, S.J. 2008. A fluid dynamics approach to modelling the 18th March 2007 lahar at Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand. (oral presentation for the General Assembly of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI), Reykjavik, August 18th – 22nd, 2008).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Brown, L.E and Arrell, K.E., 2007. Linking models of glacier meltwater production, hydrogeomorphology and ecological processes in arctic and alpine systems (oral presentation for the SEDIBUD meeting, 15th-19th September, 2007, Abisko, Sweden.
  • Carrivick, J.L., Manville, V., and Cronin, S.J. 2007. Modelling the 18th March 2007 lahar from Mt Ruapehu. (oral presentation for the IUGG meeting, 2nd-13th July, 2007, Perugia, Italy.)
  • Carrivick, J.L., Manville, V., and Cronin, S.J. 2007. Modelling the 18th March 2007 lahar from Mt Ruapehu. (oral presentation for the British geomorphological Society meeting, 4th-6th July, 2007, Birmingham, UK.)
  • Carrivick, J.L., Manville, V., and Cronin, S.J. 2006. Modelling a dam break flood from the Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake (oral presentation for the International Glaciological Society British Branch meeting, 13th-14th September, 2006, Keele, UK.)
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2006. Modelling transient hydrodynamics and rapid landscape change due to a high-magnitude outburst flood: an example from Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland (oral presentation for International Glaciological Society ice-volcanic interactions conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, 19-24th June, 2006).
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2004. Quantifying rapid landscape change due to Holocene jökulhlaups (glacial outburst floods) from Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland. (oral presentation for British Sedimentological Research Group conference, Manchester, UK, December 19th - 21st 2004)
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., and Tweed, F.S. 2003. Holocene jökulhlaups from Kverkfjöll glaciated volcano, Iceland. (oral presentation for International Glaciological Society British Branch meeting, 15th-16th September, 2003) (awarded John Glen 'best student presentation' award)
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Tweed, F.S., Knudsen, Ó., Marren, P.M., Rushmer, E.L., and Roberts, M.J. 2003. Holocene jökulhlaups from Kverkfjöll glaciated volcano, Iceland. (oral presentation for Cryospheric Systems, London, 13th-14th January, 2003)

Poster Presentations

  • Watson, C. S., Quincey, D., Carrivick, J.L., Rowan, A., 2015. Supraglacial pond evolution in the Everest region glaciers. IGS BB Durham 2nd to 3rd September, 2015.
  • James, W., and Carrivick, J.L., 2015. An automated workflow for reconstructing 3D glacier thickness and volume. IGS BB Durham 2nd to 3rd September, 2015.
  • James, W., and Carrivick, J.L., 2015. EGU2015-3899: An automated workflow for reconstructing 3D glacier thickness and volume.
  • Williams, C., Carrivick, J.L., Evans, A., 2014. Changing surface geometric effects on mountain glacier mass balance. International Symposium on Contribution of Glaciers and Ice Sheets to Sea Level Change Chamonix, France, 26–30 May 2014.
  • Brown, L.E., Clitherow, L. & Carrivick, J.L. Food web structure in glacier-fed rivers. Symposium for European Freshwater Science. INTECOL, London (Poster)
  • Carrivick et al., JRI glaciers. EGU April 2013
  • Carrivick et al., RussGlac2 flood model. EGU April 2013
  • Carrivick et al., TLS Alps. EGU April 2013
  • Bethan J. Davies, Neil F. Glasser, Jonathan L. Carrivick, Michael J. Hambrey, John Smellie & Daniel Nývlt Glacial history of Prince Gustav Channel and James Ross Island. Poster presentation for SCAR conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, session S1 ‘Antarctic Climate Evolution’ on July 18th 2012.
  • Carrivick, J.L., Geilhausen, M., Warburton, J., Contemporary geomorphological activity in the proglacial area of an alpine catchment. Poster presentation for the BSG annual meeting, Nottingham 25th - 27th June, 2012.
  • Davies, B.D., Carrivick, J.L., Glasser, N.F., Hambrey, M.J., and Smellie, J., Changes in glaciers across the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 20 years. Poster presentation for the IGS BB Cambridge 07 - 08th September, 2011.
  • Carrivick, J.L. et al., 2010. Geomorphological evidence for a deglacial control on volcanism. poster presentation EGU2010-2398 for the EGU conference 02-07 May 2010, Vienna, Austria.
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2010. Dam break outburst flood propogation and transient hydraulics. EGU2010-3575 for the EGU conference 02-07 May 2010, Vienna, Austria.
  • Carrivick, J.L. et al., 2009. Experimental insights into dam break outburst floods. (poster presentation for the 34th Annual Meeting of the British Branch of the International Glaciological Society. 2–3rd September, 2009. Sheffield, UK).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Xie, X., Sleigh, A., and Hubbard, M. 2009. Experimental modelling of flow-bed interactions in jokulhlaups (poster presentation EGU2009-158 for the EGU conference, 20th-24th April, 2009. Vienna, Austria).
  • Dickson, N.E., Brown, L.E., Carrivick, J.L., and Füreder, L., 2009. Patch-scale ecohydraulic dynamics in alpine river systems (poster presentation for the American Society of Limnology & Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, France. January 26-30)
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Rushmer, E.L., Tweed, F.S., Marren, P.M., Deeming, H., and Lowe, O.J., 2008. Ice-volcano-interactions and Holocene landscape development at Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland (poster presentation for the IAVCEI conference, 18th-22nd August, 2008. Reykjavik, Iceland).
  • Dickson, N.E., Brown, L.E., Carrivick, J.L., and Füreder, L., 2008. Patch-scale ecohydraulic dynamics in alpine river systems. (poster presentation for the British Hydrological Society meeting on Ecohydraulics, Loughborough, 5th June).
  • Arrell, K.E, Carrivick, J.L, Brown, L.E, Carver, S.J, and Dickson, N., 2008. A Multi-disciplinary approach for modelling glacier-fed river hydrology, geomorphology and ecology in arctic and alpine regions. Poster presented at MYRES an AGU workshop, Dynamic Interactions of Life and Its Landscape: Tulane University, New Orleans, May 20th -23rd 2008.
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Rushmer, E.L., Tweed, F.S., Marren, P.M, Deeming, H., and Lowe, O. 2008. Geomorphological insights towards ice-volcano interactions and Holocene landscape evolution at Kverkfjoll volcano, central Iceland. (poster presentation for the General Assembly of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI), Reykjavik, August 18th – 22nd, 2008).
  • Russell, A.J., Carrivick, J.L., Cassidy, N, Marren, P.M., 2008. Holocene jökulhlaup impacts within the middle reaches of the Jokulsa a Fjollum, NE Iceland. (poster presentation for the General Assembly of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI), Reykjavik, August 18th – 22nd, 2008).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Manville, V., Cronin, S.J., 2008. Modelling a dam break flood from the Crater Lake of Mt. Ruapehu. (poster presentation for the General Assembly of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI), Reykjavik, August 18th – 22nd, 2008). 
  • Carrivick, J.L., Manville, V., Cronin, S.J. (2006) Modelling a dam break flood from the Crater Lake of Mt. Ruapehu. Programme and Abstracts, Geological Society of New Zealand/New Zealand Geophysical Society annual conference, Palmerston North. GSNZ Misc. Publ. 122A, p.7. low resolution pdf of the poster.
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2006. Modelling transient hydrodynamics and rapid landscape change due to a high-magnitude outburst flood: an example from Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland (poster presentation for International Glaciological Society (IGS) British Branch meeting, Keele, UK, 13th-14th September, 2006).
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2006. Rapid landscape change and hydrodynamic modelling of high-magnitude outburst floods (poster presentation for International BGRG Geomorphology and Earth System Science (GESS) conference, Loughborough, UK, 28th-30th June, 2006).
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2006. Modelling transient hydrodynamics and rapid landscape change due to a high-magnitude outburst flood: an example from Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland (poster presentation for International Glaciological Society (IGS) ice-volcano interactions symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, 19-24th June, 2006).
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2004. Palaeohydraulics of a glacier outburst flood (jökulhlaup) from Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland (Poster presentation for British Sedimentological Research Group conference, Manchester, UK, December 19th - 21st 2004).
  • Carrivick, J.L., 2004. Palaeohydraulics of a glacier outburst flood (jökulhlaup) from Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland (Poster presentation for 1st SEDIFLUX conference, Saudarkrokur, Iceland, June 2004).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Tweed, F.S., Knudsen, Ó., 2004. Glacier outburst floods (jökulhlaups) from Kverkfjöll, Iceland: flood routeways, flow characteristics and sedimentary impacts (Poster presentation for 1st SEDIFLUX conference, Saudarkrokur, Iceland, June 2004).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Tweed, F.S., Knudsen, Ó., 2003. Glacier outburst floods (jökulhlaups) from Kverkfjöll, Iceland: flood routeways, flow characteristics and sedimentary impacts (Poster presentation for International Glaciological Society British Branch meeting, Belfast. 15th-16th September, 2003).
  • Alho, P., Russell, A., Carrivick, J. and Käyhkö, J. 2003. Reconstruction of the largest Holocene jökulhlaup within the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river, NE Iceland (Poster presentation for XVI INQUA Congress, Reno, 24th - 30th July, 2003).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Tweed, F.S., Knudsen, Ó., 2003. Glacier outburst floods (jökulhlaups) from Kverkfjöll, Iceland: flood routeways, flow characteristics and sedimentary impacts (Poster presentation for XVI INQUA Congress, Reno, 24th - 30th July, 2003).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Tweed, F.S., Knudsen, Ó., 2003. Glacier outburst floods (jökulhlaups) from Kverkfjöll, Iceland: flood routeways, flow characteristics and sedimentary impacts (Poster presentation for EGS-AGU-EUG, Nice, 6th-11th April, 2003).
  • Russell, A.J., Roberts, M.J., Tweed, F.S., Knudsen, Ó., Harris, T.D., Rushmer, E.L., Marren, P.M., Carrivick, J.L. 2003. Rapid downstream discharge attenuation during recent Icelandic jökulhlaups (Poster presentation for EGS-AGU-EUG, Nice, 6th-11th April, 2003).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., and Tweed, F.S., 2003. Sedimentary implications for flow characteristics of glacial outburst floods (jökulhlaups) from Kverkfjöll, Iceland. (Poster presentation for Cryospheric Systems, London, 13th-14th January, 2003).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Tweed, F.S., and Knudsen, O., 2003. Determining the routeways and flow characteristics of jökulhlaups from Kverkfjöll, Iceland. (Poster presentation for Cryospheric Systems, London, 13th-14th January, 2003).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., and Tweed, F.S., 2002. Sedimentary implications for flow characteristics of glacial outburst floods (jökulhlaups) from Kverkfjöll, Iceland. (Poster presentation for the British Sedimentological Research Group meeting, Norwich, 18th-20th December, 2002) (awarded 'best student poster presentation' award).
  • Carrivick, J.L., Russell, A.J., Tweed, F.S., and Knudsen, O., 2002. Determining the routeways and flow characteristics of jökulhlaups from Kverkfjöll, Iceland. In. Thorndycraft, V., Benito, G., Barriendos, M., and Llasat, M.C. Abstracts of Palaeofloods, Historical data and Climatic variability: Applications in Flood Risk Assessment, Barcelona, Spain, 16th-19th October, 2002.
  • Carrivick, J.L., 1999. A Point Study of the Surface Energy Balance of Storglaciären, Northern Sweden (Poster for the IGS Nordic Branch Meeting, Rovaniemi, Finland. November, 1999).

Invited seminars

  • Invited talk at Scott Polar Research Institute, May 2013
  • University of Hull, October 2009.
  • University of Lancaster, February 2009.
  • British Antarctic Survey, September, 2008. 
  • Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, March, 2007. 
  • Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand (seminar/workshop), March, 2007.  
  • University of Otago (Dynamic Earth Processes Research Group), July, 2005. 
  • Cranfield University (Silsoe College), November, 2004.