My research involves reconstructing the ice sheets that once covered Eurasia, as well as exploring their influence and interaction with the landscape, environment and subsurface

Recent scientific works

In my spare time, I sometimes create interactive maps…


An interactive reconstruction of the Eurasian ice sheet and its erosion potential during the last ice age

Map myths

‘Map myths’ delves into the tales behind the cartographic myths, blunders and imaginations that shaped our view of the world during past centuries.

Mercator’s view of the Arctic

In 1595 the Arctic was a vast unknown and full of mystery. Explore this interactive map prepared by the famous cartographer, Mercator – the first dedicated view of the Arctic from the golden age of cartography.