Thomas Barnes

Doctoral Research Fellow - Section of Physical geography and Hydrology
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

  • Glacial Geomorphology
  • Sub- / Supraglacial Hydrology
  • GIS
  • Remote Sensing


2021 - Present: PhD student in subglacial geomorphology and hydrology. (Supervised by Dr. KS Lilleøren & Prof. TV Schuler).

2020 - 2021: Researcher at Lancaster Environment Center, Lancaster University in Glacial Remote Sensing data science. Collaborative projects with ESA.

2019 - 2020: MSc (by research) in Environmental science: Glacial Remote Sensing data science. (Supervised by Dr. A. Leeson & Dr. M. McMillan).

2017 - 2019: BSc Geography, Lancaster University.

Tags: Glaciology, Remote Sensing, GIS, Geomorphology, Hydrology


Barnes, TJ; Leeson, AA; McMillan, M .; Verjans, V .; Carter, J .; Kittel, C., (2022 preprint) Changes in Supraglacial Lakes on George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula: 1973-2020. The Cryosphere DOI:  10.5194 / tc-2021-214

Corr, D .; Leeson, A.; McMillan; M .; Zhang, C .; Barnes, T., (2022) An inventory of supraglacial lakes and channels across the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Earth System Science Data Discussions  DOI: 10.5194 / essd-14-209-2022

Barnes, T., Leeson, A., McMillan, M., Verjans, V., Kittel, C., (2021) Supraglacial Lakes on George VI Ice Shelf from a multi-decadal perspective. EGU General Assembly 2021 DOI: 10.5194 / egusphere-egu21-14932

Barnes, T., (2020) Understanding spatial and temporal variability in Supraglacial Lakes on an Antarctic Ice Shelf: A 31-year study of George VI, MSc Thesis. DOI:  10.17635 / LANCASTER / THESIS / 1111

  • Corr, Diarmuid; Leeson, Amber A.; McMillan, Malcolm; Zhang, Ce & Barnes, Thomas (2022). An inventory of supraglacial lakes and channels across the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Earth System Science Data. ISSN 1866-3508. 14(1), p. 209–228. doi: 10.5194/essd-14-209-2022.

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Research groups

  • GeoHyd