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Programme Groups

CR – Cryospheric Sciences

CR1 – General Cryosphere
CR3 – Remote Sensing
CR4 – Permafrost
CR5 – Ice Sheets, Ice Shelves and Glaciers
CR6 – Snow and Energy Balance
CR8 – Cryosphere of mountain regions
CR9 – Sea Ice and Oceanography
CR10 – The Cryosphere and Climate Change

Louis Agassiz Medal Lecture by Ian R. Joughin
Convener: G. H. Gudmundsson 
CR1 –  General Cryosphere
Open Topics in Cryospheric Research
Co-Convener: C. de Jong 
Applied Geophysics in Cryosphere Sciences
Convener: O. Eisen  | Co-Conveners: R. Drews , B. Kulessa 
State of the cryosphere: observations and modelling (co-organized)
Convener: J. Bamber  | Co-Conveners: F. Pattyn , S. Gruber , M. van den Broeke , T. Payne , S. Nowicki 
Cold Region Geomorphology (co-organized)
Convener: M. Spagnolo  | Co-Conveners: I. Gärtner-Roer , S. Lukas 
Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, Mantle Viscosity and Ice Sheet Fluctuations (co-organized)
Convener: M. Poutanen  | Co-Conveners: W. Fjeldskaar , V. Klemann , H. Steffen , B. Vermeersen 
Modeling, measurements and applications of snow stratigraphy and microstructure
Convener: S. Morin  | Co-Convener: H. Löwe 
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD1.5 
Glacial retreat: implications for microbial ecology and biogeochemistry
Convener: T. J. Battin  | Co-Convener: B. Sattler 
Glacial landforms and palaeoclimatic interpretation
Convener: S. Winkler  | Co-Conveners: M. Kirkbride , L. Iturrizaga 
Heat flow and thermal regime of the lithosphere: Deep and surface processes
Convener: A. Vaughan  | Co-Conveners: I. M. Artemieva , I. Rogozhina , N. Kusznir 
Temperature observations in the subsurface: contributions to climate sciences, soil sciences, permafrost, glaciology, hydrology, and heat flow studies
Convener: V. Rath  | Co-Conveners: J. Noetzli , F. González-Rouco , J. Safanda 
CR3 –  Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere
Convener: M. Tedesco  | Co-Conveners: T. Parrinello , A. Shepherd , T. H. Painter , C. Duguay , D. Fernández Prieto 
CR4 –  Permafrost
Open Session on Permafrost
Convener: S. Gruber  | Co-Convener: J. Noetzli 
CR5 –  Ice Sheets, Ice Shelves and Glaciers
Glaciers and ice caps under climate change
Convener: J. O. Hagen  | Co-Conveners: G. Kaser , M. Huss 
Modeling ice sheets and glaciers
Convener: F. Pattyn  | Co-Conveners: O. Gagliardini , G. Aðalgeirsdóttir , E. Larour , O. Eisen 
Ice shelves - dynamics, interactions, observations, modelling
Convener: A. Humbert  | Co-Conveners: A. Jenkins , A. Vieli 
Subglacial Environments of Ice Sheets and Glaciers
Convener: B. Hubbard  | Co-Convener: R. Bingham 
Glacier Monitoring from In-situ and Remotely Sensed Observations
Convener: M. Zemp  | Co-Conveners: L. M. Andreassen , R. Armstrong , F. Paul 
CR6 –  Snow and Energy Balance
Mass and energy balance of snow and ice
Convener: W. J. van de Berg  | Co-Convener: T. Mölg 
CR8 –  Cryosphere of mountain regions
Mountain snow cover and avalanche formation
Convener: J. Schweizer  | Co-Conveners: A. van Herwijnen , D. McClung , Kronholm 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD1.4 
Debris-covered glaciers
Convener: L. Nicholson  | Co-Conveners: D. Benn , M. Kirkbride 
Hydrological, ecological, geomorphic and economic implications of Mountain Resort Development
Convener: C. de Jong 
Mountain Hydrology: Monitoring and modeling of snow (merged with Sub-arctic hydrology)
Convener: J. Parajka  | Co-Conveners: M. Lehning , C. Ménard , H. Dahlke 
CR9 –  Sea Ice and Oceanography
Sea ice physical and biological processes and interactions with climate
Convener: D. Feltham 
Terrestrial organic matter dynamics during land-ocean transport in the Arctic.
CR10 –  The Cryosphere and Climate Change
Ice-sheet and climate interactions
Convener: P. Huybrechts  | Co-Conveners: A. Ganopolski , T. Fichefet 
Climate change impacts on glaciers, permafrost and related hazards
Convener: C. Huggel  | Co-Conveners: A. Kääb , B. Raup , C. Schneider