Short documentaries

An archived livestream of the National Geographic Explorer’s Festival in London 2019. My talk on AI for cryospheric science starts just after 1:48 and the panel discussion starts just after 2:03.

A documentary produced in collaboration with Rolex, Cmmr Chris Hadfield, Jim Al-Khalili, NERC’s Black and Bloom Project and UK Polar Network.

An audiovisual exploration of the Greenland Ice Sheet, with original score by Hannah Peel (

Trailer for upcoming documentary “Ice Alive”

A short film about life on ice in Greenland

A documentary outlining the effects of living microbes on ice melt by Peter Sinclair


An interview with about ice albedo by Peter Sinclair


An interview with Chris Williamson about the Black and Bloom project by Peter Sinclair


A film about algal blooms and cryoconite on Greenland




An aerial view of fast-flowing meltwater spraying from a hairpin bend, with nearby moulin visible. Taken about 30 km inland on the SW Greenland Ice Sheet.


The dark surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet. The colour comes from dust, soot and algae deposited on the ice.


Footage from a drone flight near the margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet


More dark surface ice around a meltwater stream, SW Greenland.


Testing a new drone platform in Svalbard


A quick tour of some cryoconite, SW Greenland


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