Spotlight: Early Career

Randy Muñoz Asmat is a PhD candidate in Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics at the Department of Geography, University of Zurich. In this interview, Randy discusses his research, the importance of an interdisciplinary approach, and what led him to pursue a career as a glaciologist.

Glacier retreat in the Andes has serious impacts on water availability for downstream populations. Future-oriented water manage­ment policies must take social factors into account. In his interdisciplinary PhD project, Randy Muñoz Asmat combines hydrologic modelling with local community consultation. 

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