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EGU Award Ceremony (Credit: EGU/Foto Pfluegl)

Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Awards 2019 Lander Van Tricht

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Lander Van Tricht

Lander Van Tricht
Lander Van Tricht

GI Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems

The 2019 Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award is awarded to Lander Van Tricht for the poster/PICO entitled:

Studying ice dynamics of the Morteratsch glacier complex (Switzerland) with UAV acquired photography and structure from motion (SfM) algorithms (Van Tricht, L.; Huybrechts, P.; Zekollari, H.; Van Oost, K.)

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Lander Van Tricht is a PhD student at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) Department of Geography in the research group Ice and Climate. He mainly focuses on the dynamics of mountain glaciers and their interaction with the climatic system. Lander’s current projects centers on the Morteratsch glacier complex in the Swiss Alps and different glaciers in Kyrgyzstan. Projecting the evolution of these glaciers in a changing climate is the ultimate goal. During fieldwork, Lander constantly uses and optimizes new methods to better monitor the selected glaciers, for example with the help of drones.