Dr Stephan Harrison
Associate Professor of Quaternary Science


Research projects

  • 2001 - Risk assessment and management for business and commercial organizations
  • 1996 - Geomorphic response of upland slope and fluvial systems to Holocene environmental change, southwest Ireland. 
  • 1991 - Late Quaternary climate change and glacier fluctuations Patagonian Chile.
  • 1991 -  Impacts of paraglaciation on upland landscapes in the British Isles.
  • 2004 -  Glacier hazards in Patagonia and the Himalaya
  • 2010 - Glaciers, rock glaciers and water supplies in arid mountains (Bolivia, Chile, Kazakhstan and Nepal)

Grants since 2008:

  • £640,000 EPRC Using probabilistic climate models in building design (With colleagues from Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at Exeter University) .
  • £14,500 NERC. Cosmogenic Isotope Analysis Facility (research in Patagonia)
  • £500,000 NERC. Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Chile.  Using high sensitivity climate models to assess glacier behaviour and water supplies in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya.
  • Co-I on 7million Euros FP7 grant (HELIX)
  • £70,000 NERC. Climate Change and water resources in Bolivia.
  • £74,000 NERC. Glacier recession and the development of rock glaciers in Nepal.

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