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Professor Jane Hart 

Professor in Geography; Deputy Head of School (Education)

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Professor Jane Hart is Professor in Geography within Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Southampton.

Jane Hart is currently Professor in Geography. She has been a member of staff in Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Southampton since 1989.

Web of Science Researcher ID: Researcher ID: J-4321-2012

B.Sc. (Geography) Reading 1983
Ph.D. (Environmental Science) East Anglia 1987

Research interests

Glaciers and Climate Change
Subglacial processes (experiments and sedimentology)
Environmental Sensor Networks

Research projects
The development of a wireless multisensor probe to understand subglacial processes (GLACSWEB)
Subglacial sediment deformation
The deforming bed/debris-rich ice continuum

Research group

Landscape Dynamics and Ecology (LDE)

Research project(s)

Subglacial Shear Zones

Environmental Sensor Networks


A tale of two glaciers: using web connected RTK GPS, drones and remote sensing to monitor rapid glacier retreat of two contrasting Icelandic glaciers.

Using Internet of Things technology to aid in Earth and Environmental Science Research

  • Acting Head of School 2012/13
  • Director of Programmes 2011 –
  • President of Glaciological Society of Norfolk 2012/13
  • Chair of “Funds for Women Graduates” 2012 –
  • Editorial Board “Journal of Glaciology”
  • President Geology Section of British Association for the Advancement of Science (2006)
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