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First online IGS Council meeting

First online IGS Council meeting

Last Tueday/Wednesday, 29/30 November was the very first online meeting IGS Council has had. We had to change the IGS Constitution to be able to this, it has to be specifically stated in there that online meetings are alloweds. We got the final approveal of the...

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Gorow Wakahama, 1927-2021

Gorow Wakahama, 1927-2021

It is with gread sadness I inform you of the death of Gorow Wakahama on December 18th 2021 following a long illness. He is an honourary member of the Society, having joined in 1970. He was very active in the Society, served on Council several times and was elected as...

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Dorthe Dahl-Jensen and Hans Oerlemans

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen Hans Oerlemans 2022 Balzan Prize for Glaciation and Ice-Sheet Dynamics IGS members Dorthe Dahl-Jensen and Hans Oerlemans have been awarded the 2022 Balzan Prize for Glaciation and Ice-Sheet Dynamics for their joint and complementary fundamental and...

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2022 Awards by the International Glaciological Society

2022 Awards by the International Glaciological Society

Nominations for the International Glaciological Society (IGS) Awards for 2022 are due 15 Nov 2022. The awards include: • The Seligman Crystal (awarded to a single person or a collaborative group/team that has made exceptional scientific contributions to glaciology,...

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Davos Symposium program is now online

Davos Symposium program is now online

The Symposium program for the International Symposium on ‘SNOW’ is now online. The meeting is held in Davos, Switzerland, 25–30 September 2022. Please note there are some tabs at the top of the page which have not been activated yet. They will be soon. As is usual for...

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2nd Circular for IGS/SLF Davos Symposium now online

2nd Circular for IGS/SLF Davos Symposium now online

The Second Circular for the International Symposium on ‘SNOW’ is now online. It has information on social events, excursions, accommodation and more. The meeting is held in Davos, Switzerland, 25–30 September 2022. As is usual for IGS symposia there will be an...

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Snow – Call for Papers

The International Glaciological Society (IGS) will prepare a special issue of the Annals of Glaciology with the theme ‘Snow’ in 2023. The issue will be part of Annals Volume 64. The Associate Chief Editor for this issue will be Martin Schneebeli (SLF Davos), Michaela...

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Hermann Engelhardt, 1936–2022

Hermann Engelhardt, 1936–2022

Hermann Engelhardt, 85, of Frostburg, died peacefully on Monday, June 27, 2022 at UPMC-Western Maryland.  He had been a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and companion. Born October 20, 1936 in Augsburg, Germany, he was the son of the late Johannes...

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David G. Barber, 1960–2022

David G. Barber, 1960–2022

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

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