• 923 Citations
  • 16 h-Index

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, University of Canterbury

Award Date: 30 Sep 1989

Bachelor of Science, University of St Andrews

Award Date: 1 Jun 1984

External positions

Visiting Professor, Université de Savoie

1 Jan 200831 Dec 2008


  • GB Physical geography
  • Glacial geomorphology
  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • Climate history and change

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Research Output

Processes at the margins of supraglacial debris cover: Quantifying dirty ice ablation and debris redistribution

Fyffe, C. L., Woodget, A. S., Kirkbride, M. P., Deline, P., Westoby, M. J. & Brock, B. W., 18 Jun 2020, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • The empirical basis for modelling glacial erosion rates

    Cook, S. J., Swift, D. A., Kirkbride, M. P., Knight, P. G. & Waller, R. I., 6 Feb 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 1, p. 1-7 7 p., 759.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    32 Downloads (Pure)

    The interpretative value of transformed tephra sequences

    Dugmore, A. J., Thompson, P. I. J., Streeter, R. T., Cutler, N. A., Newton, A. J. & Kirkbride, M. P., 29 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 35, 1-2, p. 23-38 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Do debris-covered glaciers demonstrate distinctive hydrological behaviour compared to clean glaciers?

    Fyffe, C. L., Brock, B., Kirkbride, M., Mair, D. W. F., Arnold, N. S., Smiraglia, C., Diolaiuti, G. & Diotri, F., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Hydrology. 570, p. 584-597 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    133 Downloads (Pure)

    Special issue for early career researchers: Editorial

    Stewart, H. A. & Kirkbride, M. P., Nov 2019, In : Scottish Journal of Geology. 55, 2, p. 73-74 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial