Ward van Pelt
Researcher

Fieldwork 2017

Pictures of the 2017 field campaign to Nordenskiöldbreen, Svalbard, are now online!

Thesis

An electronic copy of my PhD-thesis, defended in 2014, can be found here!

Curriculum Vitae

Personalia
Name: Ward van Pelt
Email: ward.van.pelt @ geo.uu.se
Date of Birth: March 10, 1985
Place of Birth: Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Nationality: Dutch
Affiliations
Since 2017 Researcher, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
2015-2016 Postdoctoral researcher, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
2014 Research assistant, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway
Education
2009-2014 Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU), University of Utrecht, The Netherlands Thesis: Modelling the dynamics and boundary processes of Svalbard glaciers
2006-2009 M.Sc. (cum laude) in Meteorology, Physical Oceanography and Climate at the University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Thesis: Modeling the mass balance of the Morteratsch glacier, Switzerland acrobat logo
2003-2006 B.Sc. in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Teaching
Since 2018 Field Methods in Earth Science (1GE043), Uppsala University, co-teacher
Since 2017 Remote Sensing with Meteorological Applications (1ME410), Uppsala University, co-teacher
Since 2017 Statistics and Data Analysis Methods (1HY013), Uppsala University, lab assistant
Since 2017 Snow Physics and Hydrology (1GE056), Uppsala University, lab assistant
Since 2017 Research Trends in Physical Geography and Hydrology (1HY045), Uppsala University, co-teacher
Since 2017 Meteorology, Hydrology and Environmental Measurement Techniques (1TV015), Uppsala University, co-teacher
Since 2017 Landscape Development (1GE143), Uppsala University, co-teacher
Since 2016 Glaciology and Landscape Processes (1GE040), Uppsala University, co-teacher
2014 Ice and Climate summer school (Karthaus, Italy), invited lecturer
2010-2013 Ice & Climate, Utrecht University, lab assistant
2010 Organized 8-day student excursion to Switzerland
Field work
2011-2017 Field campaigns to Nordenskiöldbreen, Svalbard (10 days). Field activities: servicing an AWS, installing GPSs, stake measurements, snow profiling and radar measurements.
2014 Field work around Kongsfjorden, Svalbard (4 weeks). Field activities: stake measurements, radar measurements and snow profiling.