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David G. Barber, 1960-2022

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. David Barber on Friday, April 15, 2022, following complications from a cardiac arrest. David was one of Canada’s most influential Arctic researchers. He was a Distinguished Professor at the University of...

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Second circular for the IGS Juneau symposium now online

Second circular for the IGS Juneau symposium now online

The second circular for the International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers symposium to be held in Juneau, Alaska, USA during 19–24 June 2022  is now online. Visit the Juneau website for more information on how to submit your abstract, register your interest to attend...

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William (Bill) Francis Budd, 1938–2022

William (Bill) Francis Budd, 1938–2022

It is with great sadness that we inform you that William (Bill) Francis Budd died peacefully on 23 January 2022. Bill joined the IGS in 1962, served in the IGS Council and was Chair of the Awards Committee for several years. He was awarded the Seligman Crystal in...

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Tavi Murray CBE

Tavi Murray CBE

The IGS is extremely proud to share with you the news that our very own Tavi Murray has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to Glaciology and Climate Change Research. Tavi joined the IGS in 1988 and has been a member ever since. She has been...

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New Chair for the IGS Publications Committee.

New Chair for the IGS Publications Committee.

As you will be aware of, the former Chair of the committee, Gwenn Flowers, was elected President of the IGS at our last AGM. After some soul searching and discussions the President approached Bryn Hubbard and asked if he would be talking on the job pending Council’s...

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AGM approves new amendments to the IGS Constitution

AGM approves new amendments to the IGS Constitution

AGM approves new amendments to the IGS Constitution during the November AGM in Oslo The penultimate step in getting the proposed amendments to the Constitution approved is for the IGS AGM to approve them. That has now taken place. The final step is to send out letters...

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AGM approves new amendments to the IGS Constitution

First Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 27 months

First Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 27 months was held During the IGS Nordic Branch meeting at the beginning of November. New Council elected. New Council Members President Gwenn Flowers (Canada) (2021-2024) Vice President Andrey Glazovsky (Russia) (2021-2024) Petra...

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Issue of ICE (185)

The new issue of ICE (185) is now available on line. This is an important issue as it outlines the amendments we are making to the constitution. We are hoping the amended IGS constitution will be ratified at the IGS Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held during...

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Renoj J. Thayyen, 1968-2021

Renoj J. Thayyen, 1968-2021

It is with great sadness, we note the recent passing of Dr Renoj J. Thayyen, a valued member of the Himalayan glaciology community and of the International Glaciological Society. He recently came back from a field work in the Himalaya and was tested positive for...

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