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Dr Francesca Pellicciotti

Associate Professor

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

Francesca Pellicciotti

Key Publications

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  • Intensified paraglacial slope failures due to accelerating downwasting of a temperate glacier in Mt. Gongga, southeastern Tibetan Plateau, Zhong, Y., Liu, Q., Westoby, M., Nie, Y., Pellicciotti, F., Zhang, B., Cai, J., Liu, G., Liao, H., Lu, X. 11 Jan 2022, In: Earth Surface Dynamics
  • Understanding monsoon controls on the energy and mass balance of Himalayan glaciers, Fugger, S., Fyffe, C., Fatichi, S., Miles, E., McCarthy, M., Shaw, T., Ding, B., Yang, W., Wagnon, P., Immerzeel, W., Liu, Q., Pellicciotti, F. 23 Feb 2022, In: The Cryosphere
  • Anisotropy Parameterization Development and Evaluation for Glacier Surface Albedo Retrieval from Satellite Observations, Ren, S., Miles, E., Jia, L., Menenti, M., Kneib, M., Buri, P., McCarthy, M., Shaw, T., Yang, W., Pellicciotti, F. 28 Apr 2021, In: Remote Sensing
  • Distributed summer air temperatures across mountain glaciers in the south-east Tibetan Plateau: Temperature sensitivity and comparison with existing glacier datasets, Shaw, T., Yang, W., Ayala, Á., Bravo, C., Zhao, C., Pellicciotti, F. 9 Feb 2021, In: Cryosphere
  • Health and sustainability of glaciers in High Mountain Asia, Miles, E., McCarthy, M., Dehecq, A., Kneib, M., Fugger, S., Pellicciotti, F. Dec 2021, In: Nature Communications
  • Interannual Dynamics of Ice Cliff Populations on Debris‐Covered Glaciers from Remote Sensing Observations and Stochastic Modeling, Kneib, M., Miles, E., Buri, P., Molnar, P., McCarthy, M., Fugger, S., Pellicciotti, F. 1 Oct 2021, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface
  • Mapping ice cliffs on debris-covered glaciers using multispectral satellite images, Kneib, M., Miles, E., Jola, S., Buri, P., Herreid, S., Bhattacharya, A., Watson, C., Bolch, T., Quincey, D., Pellicciotti, F. 1 Feb 2021, In: Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Supraglacial ice cliffs can substantially increase the mass loss of debris‐covered glaciers, Buri, P., Miles, E., Steiner, J., Ragettli, S., Pellicciotti, F. 10 Feb 2021, In: Geophysical Research Letters
  • The energy and mass balance of Peruvian glaciers, Fyffe, C., Potter, E., Fugger, S., Orr, A., Fatichi, S., Loarte, E., Medina, K., Hellstrom, R., Bernat, M., Aubry-Wake, C., Gurgiser, W., Perry, L., Suarez, W., Quincey, D., Pellicciotti, F. 16 Dec 2021, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
  • Using climate reanalysis data in conjunction with multi-temporal satellite thermal imagery to derive supraglacial debris thickness changes from energy balance modelling, Stewart, R., Westoby, M., Pellicciotti, F., Rowan, A., Swift, D., Brock, B., Woodward, J. 1 Apr 2021, In: Journal of Glaciology

PGR Supervision

Samuel Herreid Supraglacial debris cover: global distribution, evolution and regional-scale effect on melt Start Date: 27/06/2016 End Date: 16/09/2019


  • EnvironmentalEngineering PhD June 30 2004
  • Member International Glaciological Society (IGS) 2006

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