Author Archives: Clemens Spensberger

About Clemens Spensberger

PhD student in dynamic meteorology at the University of Bergen.

The dispatchers of knowledge

Journal editors have a key role in the scientific process. By having the final decision on which papers appear in their journal, they act as gatekeepers to ensure that all contributions meet minimum requirements regarding innovation and cogency. Their decisions … Continue reading

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Ice can flow like ketchup

In many ways, glaciers behave like ketchup. Once the layer of ketchup reaches a certain thickness, the ketchup will start flowing off your hot-dog to drip onto your newly washed white shirt. The same is true for glaciers. When more … Continue reading

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