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Int. Glaciol. Soc.
The International Glaciological Society was founded in 1936 to provide a focus for individuals interested in practical and scientific aspects of snow and ice
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 27
“Quantifying parameter uncertainty in a large-scale glacier evolution model using Bayesian inference: application to High Mountain Asia” by D Rounce, T Khurana, M Short, R Hock, D Shean & D Brinkerhoff is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 24
Journal of Glaciology 66(255), with 14 papers the first issue of 2020, is now available on . The front cover photo of Galena Creek Rock Glacier is by
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 23
“Sea-ice freeboard and thickness in the Ross Sea from airborne (IceBridge 2013) and satellite (ICESat 2003–2008) observations” by L Tian, H Xie, S Ackley, J Tang, A Mestas-Nuñez & X Wang is now available
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 23
2nd circ 4 Int Symp on ‘Ice Streams and Outlet Glaciers’ now online Durham University, 19–24/07/'20 Icebreaker, banquet & mid-week excursion Morning and afternoon refreshments & lunches throughout the symposium. All included in the rego.
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 20
Thanks , and what an interesting and diverse glaciological community we have!
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 17
“Consistent ice and open water classification combining historical synthetic aperture radar satellite images from ERS-1/2, Envisat ASAR, RADARSAT-2 and Sentinel-1A/B” by A Malin Johansson and others is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 17
“Classification and kinematics of the Planpincieux Glacier break-offs using photographic time-lapse analysis” by D Giordan, N Dematteis, P Allasia & E Motta is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 16
Journal of Glaciology & Annals of Glaciology currently use 'and others' for citations (e.g., Iken and others, 1993). Your Chief Editor would like to poll whether you'd like to keep this, change it to 'et al.', or have no preference.
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 14
Gunnar Østrem died yesterday, at the age of 97. A member of the IGS for 65 years and honorary member since 2001. For more information on Gunnar please visit . We have posted a profile of Gunnar that was published in ICE in 1973.
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 10
“Black carbon and mineral dust on two glaciers on the central Tibetan Plateau: sources and implications” by Xiaofei Li and others is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 10
“Evaluation of the relative contribution of meteorological and oceanic forces to the drift of ice islands offshore Newfoundland” by R Zeinali Torbati, I Turnbull, R Taylor & D Mueller is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 9
“Debris-bed friction during glacier sliding with ice–bed separation” by NR Iverson, C Helanow & LK Zoet is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 9
“Experimental constraints on subglacial rock friction” by DD Hansen & LK Zoet is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 9
“The glacial origins of relict ‘pingos’, Wales, UK” by N Ross, P Brabham & C Harris is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 9
“Measurements of turbulence transfer in the near-surface layer over the Antarctic sea-ice surface from April through November in 2016” by Changwei Liu and others is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 8
We are saddened to hear of the loss of one of our recent Journal of Glaciology student authors, Marzieh Foroutan, in the crash of flight PS752. Our condolences to her family, friends and mentors.
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 8
“Characterization of glacial silt and clay using automated mineralogy” By JW Crompton, GE Flowers & B Dyck is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 6
“Interpreting englacial layer deformation in the presence of complex ice flow history with synthetic radargrams” by CW Elsworth, DM Schroeder & MR Siegfried is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 6
“Diurnal lake-level cycles on ice shelves driven by meltwater input and ocean tidal tilt” by DR MacAyeal, IC Willis, AF Banwell, GJ Macdonald, B Goodsell is now available at
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Int. Glaciol. Soc. Jan 6
Great news for all you Journal of Glaciology fans. The submission for 2019 went up by 11%. The final papers came in just a few minutes before midnight. The first paper for 2020 cam in during the afternoon of New Years day. Keep the papers coming.
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