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Dr Francesca Pellicciotti

Associate Professor

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

Key Publications

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  • High‐resolution snowline delineation from Landsat imagery to infer snow cover controls in a Himalayan catchment, Girona‐Mata, M., Miles, E., Ragettli, S., Pellicciotti, F. 7 Jul 2019, In: Water Resources Research
  • Modeling the response of the langtang glacier and the hintereisferner to a changing climate since the little ice age, Wijngaard, R., Steiner, J., Kraaijenbrink, P., Klug, C., Adhikari, S., Banerjee, A., Pellicciotti, F., van Beek, L., Bierkens, M., Lutz, A., Immerzeel, W. 4 Jun 2019, In: Frontiers in Earth Science
  • Interannual variability in glacier contribution to runoff from a high-elevation Andean catchment, Burger, F., Ayala, A., Farias, D., Shaw, T., Macdonell, S., Brock, B., Mcphee, J., Pellicciotti, F. 15 Jan 2019, In: Hydrological Processes
  • Surface Pond Energy Absorption Across Four Himalayan Glaciers Accounts for 1/8 of Total Catchment Ice Loss, Miles, E., Willis, I., Buri, P., Steiner, J., Arnold, N., Pellicciotti, F. 16 Oct 2018, In: Geophysical Research Letters
  • Snow Depth Structure, Fractal Behavior, and Interannual Consistency Over Haut Glacier d'Arolla, Switzerland, Clemenzi, I., Pellicciotti, F., Burlando, P. Oct 2018, In: Water Resources Research
  • Automated detection of ice cliffs within supraglacial debris cover, Herreid, S., Pellicciotti, F. 31 May 2018, In: The Cryosphere
  • Aspect controls the survival of ice cliffs on debris-covered glaciers, Buri, P., Pellicciotti, F. 24 Apr 2018, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Centreline and cross-glacier air temperature variability on an Alpine glacier: assessing temperature distribution methods and their influence on melt model calculations, Shaw, T., Brock, B., Ayala, Á., Rutter, N., Pellicciotti, F. Dec 2017, In: Journal of Glaciology
  • Patterns of glacier ablation across North-Central Chile, Ayala, A., Pellicciotti, F., MacDonell, S., McPhee, J., Burlando, P. Jul 2017, In: Water Resources Research
  • Object-based analysis of unmanned aerial vehicle imagery to map and characterise surface features on a debris-covered glacier, Kraaijenbrink, P., Shea, J., Pellicciotti, F., Jong, S., Immerzeel, W. 1 Dec 2016, In: Remote Sensing of Environment


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

PGR Supervision

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


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