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International Glaciological Society


The International Glaciological Society was founded in 1936 to provide a focus for individuals interested in practical and scientific aspects of snow and ice.

The objects of the Society enshrined in its Constitution are to:

The Core values of the International Glaciological Society

The IGS has drawn up a document detailing the ‘CORE VALUES’ and the ‘SCIENTIFIC CODE OF CONDUCT’ of the Society. Members of the Society are expected to abide by these. IGS officers and committees will take these values into account when considering all IGS matters such as nominations to Council and eligibility for IGS awards.


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