Dr Rowan and Professor Glasser, alongside colleagues from the University of Exeter and Plymouth University in the UK, the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and the Idaho National Laboratory in the USA, used a numerical glaciological model to simulate Little Ice Age glaciers in the Cairngorm Mountains
, allowing them to calculate how much cooler and snowier the weather must have been to cause these glaciers to form.
Police search teams scouring the scene with the Cairngorm Mountain
Rescue Team, the RAF and sniffer dogs found one of them - a man - who was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
The search was called off on Saturday night, but resumed on Sunday with Cairngorm Mountain
Rescue Team and two RAF teams along with a rescue helicopter.
Yesterday the wreckage of the plane, which had left from Carlisle airport, was discovered on Cairngorm Mountain
, with the body of a male inside.
The Cairngorm Mountain
Railway runs almost two miles to a spot near Cairn Gorm's summit where there's an exhibition, gift shop, and a terrace with a view across the Highlands.
Thomas competed in the J2 junior mushers event run in the Glenmore forest at the foot of the Cairngorm mountains
In the splendour of the Highlands there are five major ski areas - the Glencoe and Nevis Range near Fort William, and Cairngorm, Glenshee and The Lecht in the Cairngorm mountains
Gravity-powered soapbox racing on the longest, fastest and most testing course in Britain, in the spectacular setting of the majestic Cairngorm mountains
Our short stay in Inverness - known as the "gateway to the Highlands" - took in the Cairngorm Mountains
, Loch Ness and the historic Culloden battlefield where Bonnie Prince Charlie's Jacobite army was crushed by government forces.
A real slice of Glenbogle-style outdoors life can be sampled throughout the beautiful, visitor-friendly Rothiemurchus Estate whose 9,700 hectares encompass all the natural wonders of the Highland landscape ( from the ancient island castle of Loch an Eilean to the ancient Caledonian woods climbing high into the Cairngorm mountains
Construction is under way at Aviemore in the shadow of the imposing Cairngorm Mountains
and along the banks of the River Spey.
It is run around Loch Morlich, in the Forest of Cairngorm mountains
near the Aviemore resort.