Geography and environment taster lecture

Welcome to our latest geography and environment taster lecture. In this latest video, we will explore the topic of glacier hydrology, delivered by Dr. Phil Porter. You will also see some spectacular images from the Arctic and the Himalaya.

If you are an aspiring geographer or environmental scientist, this physical geography taster lecture will give you a flavour of the material you’ll learn at the University of Hertfordshire.

A bit about Dr. Phil Porter

Dr. Phil Porter is a Glacier Scientist. For the past twenty-five years, he has led and participated in scientific expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet. He has gone to the frozen wastes of the High-Arctic to the high peaks of the Himalaya. Phil researches the response of glaciers to our rapidly changing climate and in particular, the impacts of warming on meltwater production and delivery. With a sizeable proportion of the world’s population directly or indirectly dependent on snow and ice melt for their water resources, never has this subject been of greater significance.

Glacier hydrology taster lecture

You can also watch our taster lecture on human geography.

Undergraduate Geography Courses

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