Benedict Reinardy

Benedict Reinardy

Biträdande lektor

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Arbetar vid Institutionen för naturgeografi
Telefon 08-16 48 08
Besöksadress Svante Arrhenius väg 8
Rum X414
Postadress Inst för naturgeografi 106 91 Stockholm


GE5030 Field Methods in Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, 7.5 hp

GE7058 Quaternary Sedimentology, 7.5 hp

GE7063 Global Climate and Environmental Change, 15 hp

GE7072 Climate and Landscapes, 15 hp

GE7073 Methods in Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, 15 hp

GE7079 Polar and Alpine Environments and Climate Changes, 15 hp

Acedemic Supervision

Alexx Drugge (MSc) The sedimentology of moraines in the vicinity of Russell Glacier, Greenland (First supervisor).

Oscar Nilsson: (MSc) Mapping pockmarks in the SW Baltic Sea using multibeam echosounder data (First supervisor).

Hannah Watts: (PhD). Near-surface geophysical methods used to interpret glacial environments (First supervisor)

Felicity Holmes: (PhD). The impact of subsurface water temperatures on calving and frontal ablation rates: Improving estimates of future changes (Second supervisor).


Glaciology, glacial sedimentology, geomorphology, geochronology, marine geology/geophysics, palaeoenvironmental reconstruction



Gohl, K., Wellner, J.S., Klaus, A.,… Reinardy, B.T.I. and the Expedition 379 Scientists (2019). Expedition 379 Preliminary Report: Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History. International Ocean Discovery Program.

Killingbeck, S.F., Booth, A.D., Livermore, P.W., West, L.J., Reinardy, B.T.I., and Nesje, A. (2019). A Novel Tool for Characterising Subglacial Material with Seismic Surface Waves and Ground Penetrating Radar: Examples from Midtdalsbreen, Norway. Annals of Glaciology, doi: 10.1017/aog.2019.13

Reinardy, B.T.I., Reinardy, B. T. I., Booth, A., Hughes, A., Boston, C. M., Åkesson, H., Bakke, J., Nesje, A., Giesen, R. H., and Pearce, D. (2019). Spatial distribution of cold-ice within a temperate glacier – implications for glacier dynamics, sediment transport and foreland geomorphology. The Cryosphere, 13, 827-843.

Böttner, C., Berndt, C., Reinardy, B.T.I., Geersen, J., Karstens, J., Bull, J. M., Callow, B.J., Lichtschlag, A., Schmidt, M., Elger, J., Schramm, B., & Haeckel, M. (2019). Pockmarks in the Witch Ground Basin, central North Sea. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 1698-1719.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Sejrup, H.P., Hjelstuen, B.O., King, N. & Augedal, H. (2018). The Quaternary aminostratigraphy of sediments in the North Sea Basin. Marine Geology, 402, 139-152.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Hjelstuen, B.O., Sejrup, H.P., Augedal, H. & Jørstad, A. (2017). Late Pliocene-Pleistocene environments and glacial history of the northern North Sea. Quaternary Science Reviews, 158, 107-126.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Escutia C., Masao I., Jimenez-Espejo F.J., Cook C., van de Flierdt T. and Brinkhuis, H. (2015). Repeated advance and retreat of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet on the continental shelf during the early Pliocene warm period. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 422, 65-84.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Leighton, I. & Marx P. (2013). Glacier thermal regime linked to processes of annual moraine formation at Midtdalsbreen, southern Norway. Boreas, 42, 896-911.

Lukas, S., Benn, D.I., Boston, C.M., Brook, M.S., Coray, S., Evans, D.J.A., Graf, A., Kellerer-Pirklbauer-Eulenstein, A., Kirkbride, M.P., Krabbendam, M., Lovell, H., Machiedo, M., Mills, S.C., Nye, K., Reinardy, B.T.I., Ross, F.H., Signer, M., (2013). Clast shape analysis and clast transport paths in glacial environments: A critical review of methods and the role of lithology. Earth-Science Reviews, 121, 96-116.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Hiemstra, J., Murray, T., Hillenbrand, C-D. & Larter, R. (2011a). Till genesis at the bed of an Antarctic Peninsula palaeo-ice stream as indicated by micromorphological analysis. Boreas, 40, 498–517.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Hillenbrand, C.-D., Murray, T., Larter, R., Hiemstra, J. & Booth, A. (2011b). Streaming flow of an Antarctic Peninsula palaeo-ice stream by both basal sliding and deformation. Journal of Glaciology, 57, 596-608.

Reinardy, B.T.I. & Lukas, S. 2009. The sedimentary signature of ice-contact sedimentation and deformation at macro- and micro-scale: a case study from NW Scotland. Sedimentary Geology, 221, 87-98.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Pudsey, C., Hillenbrand, C-D., Murray, T. & Evans, J. (2009). Contrasting sources for glacial and interglacial shelf sediments used to interpret changing ice flow directions in the Larsen Basin, northern Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Geology, 266, 156-171.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Murray, T., Hillenbrand, C-D., Hiemstra, J., Larter, R. & Evans, J. (2007). Micromorphological analysis of the basal processes of an Antarctic Peninsula paleo-ice stream. Quaternary International, 167, pp. 340.


Book chapters

Boston, C., Reinardy, B.T.I., & Pearce, D. (2015). Examining the effect of changes in plateau icefield mass balance on ice margin retreat patterns and depositional processes. In: INTERACT: stories of arctic science. (Eds. Callaghan, T. V. & Savela, H.). Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Denmark, 82-83.

Reinardy, B.T.I. & Lukas, S. (2010). Sedimentology of a terrestrial ice-contact fan in the Bealach nam Mearleach. In: The Quaternary of Western Sutherland and Adjacent Areas: Field Guide, (Eds. Lukas, S. & Bradwell, T.) Quaternary Research Association, London, 191-195.

Lukas, S., Benn, D.I., Bradwell, T. & Reinardy, B.T.I. (2010). Establishing a chronology of Younger Dryas glaciation: The Loch Stack coring site. In: The Quaternary of Western Sutherland and Adjacent Areas: Field Guide, (Eds. Lukas, S. & Bradwell, T.) Quaternary Research Association, London, 205-210.


Research Projects

International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 379: Development and sensitivity of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet tested from drill records of the Amundsen Sea Embayment, 2018 to present.

STEMM-CCS (Strategies for Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and Storage): WP3 Leakage pathways through the overburden, EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, 2017 to present.

REQUBE: Reconstructing Quaternary basin configuration and evolution in the central/northern North Sea, (PETROMAKS2, Research Council of Norway), 2017 to present.

GLANAM: Glaciated North Atlantic Margins, (Marie Curie ITN project), 2013 to 2016.

International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 318: Cenozoic East Antarctic Ice Sheet evolution from Wilkes Land margin sediments, 2013 to 2014.

GRADES – QWAD: Glacial Retreat in Antarctica and Deglaciation of the Earth System, (British Antarctic Survey), 2005 to 2010.

Senast uppdaterad: 15 oktober 2019

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