Dr Jeremy Everest

Dr Jeremy Everest

Glacial Geologist

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 203

E-mail Dr Jeremy Everest


  •  2017 – ongoing : Expedition Project Manager IODP Exp 381 Corinth Active Rift Development
  •  2007 –2015 : Project Leader of Glacier Monitoring BGS observatory at Virkisjökull
  •  2016 –2016 : Drilling Coordinator IODP Expedition 364 Chicxulub Impact Crater
  •  2010 –2014 : Project Leader of Great Glen Quaternary Data Capture
  •  2005 –2009 : Project Leader of BGS Iceland Training Course
  •  2008 –2011 : Project Leader of Modern Glacial Landscapes
  •  2003 : PhD University of Edinburgh, Cairngorm Deglaciation (Scotland)
  •  1995 : MA University of Edinburgh, Geography

Current projects and collaboration

Research interests

  • Monitoring impacts of climate change on Icelandic glaciers
  • Glacial geomorphology
  • Terrestrial Cosmogenic Nuclide (TCN) dating
  • Ice Sheet reconstruction
  • Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet environmental change


  •  2017 – ongoing : UK Civil Aviation Authority NQE UAV Multi Rotor Drone UAV up to 20kg


  • Glacial geomorphology and geology
  •  2015 – ongoing : Multi Rotor UAV Pilot- geological survey and videography
  • Field survey- Quaternary
  • Terrestrial Cosmogenic Nuclide (TCN) dating

Published outputs

Key papers

MacDonald, A.M., Black, A.R., Ó Dochartaigh, B.É., Everest, J., Darling, W.G., Flett, V. and Peach, D.W. 2016. Using stable isotopes and continuous meltwater river monitoring to investigate the hydrology of a rapidly retreating Icelandic outlet glacier. Annals of Glaciology, 57(72), pp. 151–158. doi: 10.1017/aog.2016.22.

Kirkbride, Martin; Everest, Jez; Benn, Doug; Gheorghiu, Delia; Dawson, Alastair. 2014. Late-Holocene and Younger Dryas glaciers in the northern Cairngorm Mountains, Scotland. The Holocene, 24 (2). 141-148. 10.1177/0959683613516171

Phillips, E., A. Finlayson, T. Bradwell, J. Everest, and L. Jones (2014), Structural evolution triggers a dynamic reduction in active glacier length during rapid retreat: Evidence from Falljökull, SE Iceland, J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 119, 2194–2208, doi:10.1002/2014JF003165.

Bradwell, T., Sigurðsson, O., & Everest, J. 2013. Recent, very rapid retreat of a temperate glacier in SE Iceland. Boreas, 42: 959–973. doi:10.1111/bor.12014

Bradwell, Tom; Sigurđsson, Oddur; Everest, Jez. 2013. Recent, very rapid retreat of a temperate glacier in SE Iceland. Boreas, 42 (4). 959-973. 10.1111/bor.12014

Everest, J.D.; Bradwell, T.; Stoker, M.; Dewey, S. 2013. New age constraints for the maximum extent of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet (NW sector). Journal of Quaternary Science, 28 (1). 2-7. 10.1002/jqs.2603

Johnson, Joanne S.; Everest, Jeremy; Leat, Philip T.; Golledge, Nicholas; Rood, Dylan H.; Stuart, Finlay M. 2012. The deglacial history of NW Alexander Island, Antarctica, from surface exposure dating. Quaternary Research, 77 (2). 273-280. 10.1016/j.yqres.2011.11.012

Phillips, Emrys, Everest, Jez, Reeves, Helen. 2012. Micromorphological evidence for subglacial multiphase sedimentation and deformation during overpressurized fluid flow associated with hydrofracturing. Boreas, Article first published online: 24th May 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2012.00261.x

Flett, V., Maurice, L., Finlayson, A., Black, A.R., MacDonald, A.M., Everest, J. & Kirkbride, M.P. 2017. Meltwater flow through a rapidly deglaciating glacier and foreland catchment system: Virkisjökull, SE Iceland. Hydrology Research Feb 2017, nh2017205; DOI: 10.2166/nh.2017.205