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Membership is open to all individuals who have a scientific, practical or general interest in any aspect of snow and ice.

To renew your membership for 2021 please click the IGS Connect logo below.

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Our 2021 membership rates are shown below. If you wish to apply for membership please select the appropriate membership from the table below. You will then be redirected to IGS Connect to complete your purchase.

Two year memberships (or more) are available. If this of interest to you please contact our Membership Manager by email.

To purchase the hard copies of any of our publications, please email the IGS office with details of your order.

Membership type


Ordinary Membership


Junior Membership (available to those under 30 years of age or alternatively those in full time study eg, MSc/PhD)


Retired Membership (available to those who have been ordinary members of the IGS for at least 15 years.


Contributing Membership


Supporting Membership


2021 Journal of Glaciology – Volume 67 Issues 261–266 (6 issues)


2021 Volume of ICE (3 issues)

£ 60

2020 Annals of Glaciology - Volume 62 Issues 84-86 (3 issues)


Membership benefits include:

  1. All current members receive a 10% discount on ‘author processing charges’ (APCs) for papers submitted to the Journal of Glaciology and Annals of Glaciology produced by our publishing partner, Cambridge University Press (CUP).
  2. Gold open access to all our online publications; our newsletter, ICE via our website and the Journal of Glaciology and Annals of Glaciology via CUP's website, Cambridge Core.
  3. Where applicable, reduced registration fees for IGS symposia.
  4. Reduced rates for hard copy issues of the Journal of Glaciology, Annals of Glaciology and ICE.