Dr Phil Porter spends the bulk of his time working in glacier science and for the past twenty five years has led and participated in scientific expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet, locations raging from the frozen wastes of the High-Arctic to the high peaks of the Himalaya. Phil researches the response of glaciers to our rapidly changing climate.

Phil also has interests in marine environments and associated environmental change, is a passionate scuba diver and underwater photographer and videographer and is a highly experienced Scuba Instructor.