Henry Patton

Henry Patton


About me

Henry Patton on Store BlåmannMy research at UiT The Arctic University of Norway involves reconstructing the ice sheets that once covered Eurasia, as well as exploring their influence and interaction with the landscape and environment.

Latest paper: Elevation changes of the Fennoscandian Ice Sheet interior during the last deglaciation (GRL). [Abstract]

My publication record (Google Scholar)

In my spare time I will usually be out in the mountains skiing, running, hiking, or biking.

Contact me at henry.patton [at] uit.no.

Icemap – interactive simulation of the last Eurasian ice sheet

Visit these two Open Access articles published in Quaternary Science Reviews for the science behind this reconstruction, or visit Icemap.no for an interactive learning experience.

Build-up (37-19 ka BP)  |  Deglaciation (21-8 ka BP) | Full interactive simulation | The Icemap Story

Mercator’s view of the Arctic

Septentrionalium Terrarum Descriptio

In 1595 the Arctic was a vast unknown, full of mystery and ripe for exploration, with the Northeast and Northwest passages still several hundred years away from their discovery. Explore this interactive map prepared by the famous cartographer, Mercator – the first dedicated view of the Arctic from the golden age of cartography.

Interactive map