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Dr. Evan Stewart Miles



collaborateur scientifique


Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi LG D 04


Research Background

2022-present: Research Scientist. Scientific assistant for SPI Flagship 'PAMIR: From ice to microorganisms and humans: Toward an interdisciplinary understanding of climate change impacts on the Third Pole', PIs Francesca Pellicciotti and Martin Hoelzle, WSL

2018-2021: Postdoctoral researcher. ERC project RAVEN: Rapid loss of debris-covered glaciers in High Mountain Asia, PI Francesca Pellicciotti, WSL

2017-2018: Research Fellow. NERC project 'EverDrill: Accessing the interior and bed of a Himalayan debris-covered glacier to forecast future mass loss'; PIs Duncan Quincey, Bryn Hubbard, and Ann Rowan, University of Leeds

2012-2016: PhD Candidate. Gates Cambridge Scholarship: 'Spatio-temporal variability and energy-balance implications of surface ponds on Himalayan debris-covered glaciers', Supervisors Ian Willis and Neil Arnold, Scott Polar Research Institute; University of Cambridge

2011-2012: Research assistant. Remote sensing and climate downscaling for global glacier chenge projections. Supervisors Garry Clarke and Valentina Radic, University of British Columbia

Research Interests

  • Glacier surface mass balance
  • Glacier hydrology
  • Glacierized catchment hydrology and meteorology
  • Big data remote sensing
  • Debris-covered glaciers


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