Nico Dewald

Dr Nico Dewald

Survey geologist
BGS Edinburgh

Nico Dewald’s Biography

  • 2023 – ongoing: Survey Geologist, British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, UK
  • 2018 – 2023: PhD Glacial Geomorphology, University of Sheffield, UK
  • 2017: Arctic Glaciers and Melt Season Dynamics, University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway
  • 2016: Glaciology, University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway
  • 2015 – 2016: ERASMUS – Bedrock and Quaternary Geology, Lund University, Sweden
  • 2014 – 2018: MSc Earth Sciences – Geology of Sedimentary Systems, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 2011 – 2014: BSc Earth Sciences – Geology, Heidelberg University, Germany

2018 – ongoing: Palaeoglaciological advances to understand Earth’s ice sheets by landform analysis – Mapping and analysing subglacial meltwater landforms of the Fennoscandian Ice Sheet as part of a wider project targeting a variety of glacial landforms to reconstruct palaeo-ice sheets.

Key papers


ORCID: 0000-0001-9726-1941

  • ArcGIS, QGIS and digital mapping
  • Python coding
  • Fluent in German (first language) and Swedish

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