PROFESSOR, NIELS BOHR INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
CANADA EXCELLENCE RESEARCH CHAIR, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, WINNIPEG
Fields of expertise: Reconstruction of past climates from ice core and borehole data, evolution of the Greenland Ice Sheet, flow properties of natural ice.
Professor, University of Iceland. Affiliate with INSTAAR and has a Graduate Faculty Appointment at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Fields of expertise: Paleoclimate, sediment archives, glacial geology, geological history of Iceland
PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST, USA
Fields of expertise: Antarctic ice sheet history, Antarctic climate, sea level rise projections, ice sheet instabilities
CO-CHAIR, WORKING GROUP I IPCC
SENIOR SCIENTIST (DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH) AT CEA (FRENCH ALTERNATIVE ENERGIES AND ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION)
Fields of expertise: Understanding the mechanisms of changes in climate, the water cycle and sea level.
CHAIR AND DONALD BREN PROFESSOR OF EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE AT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE, USA
Fields of expertise: The response of the ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland to climate change, interactions of ice and climate, global sea level, satellite remote sensing and ocean circulation.
Professor in Glaciology and Climate at the Geologic Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Copenhagen.
Fields of expertise: Mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet, surface melt processes, ice-climate interactions, climate change risk management.
DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL SNOW AND ICE DATA CENTER (NSIDC), BOULDER, USA
DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
Fields of expertise: Arctic climate, Arctic sea ice, global implications of climate warming in the Arctic.
SENIOR RESEARCHER, ALFRED WEGENER INSTITUTE (AWI), HELMHOLTZ CENTER FOR POLAR AND MARINE RESEARCH, POTSDAM, & PROFESSOR, HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY OF BERLIN, GERMANY
Fields of expertise: Permafrost, soil physics, processes in the periglacial environment.
LEADING RESEARCH SCIENTIST AT MELNIKOV PERMAFROST INSTITUTE, YAKUTSK
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AT SAINT PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, RUSSIA
Fields of expertise: Hydrological processes in permafrost environments, dangerous hydrological phenomena, mathematical modelling.
Mandira Singh Shrestha
PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, CLIMATE SERVICES & HI-RISK, ICIMOD, KATHMANDU, NEPAL
Fields of expertise: Water resources management including transboundary flood risk management, hydraulic and hydrologic modelling and hydropower projects.
SENIOR SCIENTIST, STEFANSSON ARCTIC INSTITUTE, AKUREYRI, ICELAND
Fields of expertise: Building bridges between the social sciences, humanities, and the natural sciences in a wide variety of research projects in order to further understanding of long-term human ecodynamics and climate change.
Emeritus Research Professor, University of Iceland. Former Adjunct Professor in glaciology, University of Oslo.
Fields of expertise: Glaciology, jökulhlaup mechanisms, glacier mass balance, glacier dynamics
DIRECTOR OF THE WORLD GLACIER MONITORING SERVICE AND PROFESSOR AT THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Fields of expertise: Earth observation technologies and geoinformatics and their application to the investigation of climate-glacier interactions
PROFESSOR, University of oslo, norway and UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA, FAIRBANKS, USA
Fields of expertise: Glacier mass balance, glaciermeteorology and hydrology, modeling the response of glaciers to climate change,contribution of glacier meltwater to global sea-level rise
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, MARINE PALYNOLOGY & PALAEOCEANOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS
Fields of expertise: Southern Ocean, Antarctica, paleoceanography, biostratigraphy, biomarkers, paleoclimate, ice-ocean interactions
PROFESSOR, INSTITUTE OF TIBETAN PLATEAU RESEARCH, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, BEIJING, CHINA
Fields of expertise: Third Pole environment, glacier mass balance, ice core climate records, interaction between cryosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere.
Senior Researcher, alfred wegener insitute helmholtz centre for polar and marine research, bremerhaven, germany
Fields of expertise: Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, processes and properties of snow and sea ice
Writer and photographer, author of the award-winning documentary chasing ice. Founder and director of the Earth vision Institute and Extreme Ice Survey
Author of ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers and seven other books. His photos have been extensively published in major magazines, including National Geographic, and exhibited at museums and galleries worldwide.
Professor, Institute of Earth Sciences,University of Iceland
Fields of expertise: Glacier mass balance measurements and modelling,assessment of the responses of glaciers to climate change, glacier dynamics
Professor, Northumbria University, Newcastle,United Kingdom
Fields of expertise: Modelling the flow of glaciers and large ice masses and their responses to climate change
DIRECTOR WSL, PROFESSOR CLIMATE AND CRYOSPHERE ETH ZÜRICH AND EPFL, SWITZERLAND
Fields of expertise: Arctic climatology, ice sheet stability, global sea level rise, ice sheet and climate interactions.