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B.Sc. Geography. Ph.D., Glaciology. He was born on 30 May 1969 in England. Their scientific expertise has been linked to remote sensing and numerical modeling energy and balance sheet of snow and ice; study glaciers; interactions of icy volcanoes; mountain meteorology and water resources.





SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
 
A fifty year record of winter glacier melt events in southern Chile 38 °– 42 °S.
Brock, B.W., F. Burger, A. Rivera and A. Montecinos. 2012. Environ. Res. Lett., 7, 045403.
Including debris cover effects in a distributed model of glacier ablation.
Reid, T., M. Carenzo, F. Pellicciotti and B. Brock. 2012 J. Geophys. Res., 117, D18105.
A physically based method for estimating supraglacial debris thickness from thermal band remote-sensing data: development and testing at Miage Glacier, Italian Alps.
Foster, L.A., B.W. Brock, M.E.J. Cutler and F. Diotri. 2012. J. Glaciol., 58(210), 677-691.
An energy-balance model for debris-covered glaciers including heat conduction through the debris layer
Reid, T.R. and B.W. Brock. 2010. J. Glaciol., 56(199), 903-916.
Meteorology and surface energy fluxes in the 2005-2007 ablation seasons at Miage debris-covered glacier Mont Blanc Massif, Italian Alps
Brock, B.W., C. Mihalcea, M.P. Kirkbride, G. Diolaiuti, M.E. Cutler and C. Smiraglia. 2010.J. Geophys. Res., 115, D09106.
Monitoring ice-capped active Volcán Villarrica, southern Chile, using terrestrial photography combined with automatic weather stations and global positioning systems
Rivera, A., J.G. Corripio, B. Brock, J. Clavero and J. Wendt. 2008.J. Glaciol., 54(188), 920-930.
2008 Using ASTER satellite and ground-based surface temperature measurements to derive supraglacial debris cover and thickness patterns on Miage glacier (Mont Blanc Massif, Italy).
Mihalcea, C., B.W. Brock, G. Diolaiuti, C. D’Agata, M. Citterio, M.P. Kirkbride, M.E. Cutler and C. Smiraglia.Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 52, 341-354.
Measurement and parameterisation of surface roughness variations at Haut Glacier d’Arolla.
Brock, B.W., I.C. Willis and M.J. Sharp. 2006.Geology, 34(8), 637-640.
2008 Using ASTER satellite and ground-based surface temperature measurements to derive supraglacial debris cover and thickness patterns on Miage glacier (Mont Blanc Massif, Italy).
Mihalcea, C., B.W. Brock, G. Diolaiuti, C. D’Agata, M. Citterio, M.P. Kirkbride, M.E. Cutler and C. Smiraglia.Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 52, 341-354.
An enhanced temperature-index glacier melt model including the shortwave radiation balance: development and testing for Haut Glacier d’Arolla, Switzerland
Pellicciotti, F., B.W. Brock, U. Strasser, P. Burlando, M. Funk and J. Corripio. 2005.J. Glaciol., 51(175), 1-16.
Spatial and temporal variability of meteorological variables at Haut Glacier d’Arolla (Switzerland) during the ablation season 2001: measurements and simulations

Strasser, U., J. Corripio, F. Pellicciotti, P. Burlando, B. Brock and M. Funk. 2004. J. Glaciol., 51(175), 1-16. J. Geophys. Res., 109 (D03103).

Effect of snowpack removal on energy balance, melt and runoff in a small supraglacial catchment.

Willis, I.C., N.S. Arnold and B.W. Brock. 2002. Hydrol. Process., 16(14), 2721-2749.

Measurement and parameterisation of albedo variations at Haut Glacier d'Arolla, Switzerland.

Brock, B.W., I.C. Willis and M.J. Sharp. 2000. J. Glaciol., 46, 675-688.

Modelling seasonal and spatial variations in the surface energy balance of Haut Glacier d'Arolla, Switzerland.

Brock, B.W., I.C. Willis, M.J. Sharp and N.S. Arnold. 2000. Ann. Glaciol., 31, 53-62.

A spreadsheet-based (Microsoft Excel) point surface energy balance model for glacier and snow melt studies.

Brock, B.W. and N.S. Arnold. 2000. Earth Surf. Proc. Land. 25, 649-658.

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