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CR – Cryospheric Sciences


Arne Richter Award for Outstanding ECS Lecture by Mathieu Morlighem (co-organized)
Conveners: Jonathan Bamber , Hans Thybo 


Louis Agassiz Medal Frank Pattyn (co-organized)
Convener: Olaf Eisen 
CR1 –  The state of the Cryosphere: Past, Present and Future


State of the Cryosphere: Observations and Modelling
Convener: Julienne Stroeve  | Co-Conveners: Frank Pattyn , Stephan Gruber , Michiel van den Broeke 


Ice-sheet and climate interactions (co-organized)
Convener: Heiko Goelzer  | Co-Conveners: Philippe Huybrechts , Alexander Robinson , R. Winkelmann 


Reconstructing paleo ice dynamics: Comparing and combining field-based evidence and numerical modeling (co-organized)
Convener: Irina Rogozhina  | Co-Conveners: Arjen Stroeven , Lev Tarasov , John Jansen , Jorge Bernales 


Glaciers and ice caps under climate change
Convener: Jon Ove Hagen  | Co-Conveners: Georg Kaser , Matthias Huss , Nicholas Barrand 


Atmosphere – Cryosphere interaction (co-organized)
Convener: Willem Jan van de Berg  | Co-Convener: Thomas Mölg 


The Antarctic Ice Sheet: past, present and future contributions towards global sea level
Convener: Steven Phipps  | Co-Conveners: Christopher Fogwill , Felicity Graham 


Ice-ocean interactions: past, present and future (co-organized)
Convener: Tom Cowton  | Co-Conveners: Robert Bingham , Brice Rea , Finlo Cottier 


The Quest for Oldest Ice (co-organized)
Convener: Olaf Eisen  | Co-Convener: Didier Roche 


Climate Variability Across Scales and Climate States (co-organized)
Convener: Kira Rehfeld  | Co-Conveners: Thomas Laepple , Shaun Lovejoy , Louise Sime , Anna von der Heydt , Michel Crucifix 
CR2 –  Instrumental observation of the cryosphere


Remote sensing of the cryosphere
Convener: Stef Lhermitte  | Co-Conveners: Wolfgang Rack , Bert Wouters 


Optical remote sensing of snow
Convener: Alexander Kokhanovsky  | Co-Conveners: Jason Box , Knut Stamnes 


Glacier Monitoring from In-situ and Remotely Sensed Observations
Convener: Michael Zemp  | Co-Conveners: Adina Racoviteanu , Richard Armstrong 


Applied geophysics and in-situ methods in cryospheric sciencesPICO session
Convener: Nanna Bjørnholt Karlsson  | Co-Conveners: Reinhard Drews , Franziska Koch 


High Resolution Topography in the Geosciences: Methods and Applications (co-organized)
Convener: Anette Eltner  | Co-Conveners: Mike James , Mark Smith , Andreas Kaiser 

GM2.3/CR2.6/GI3.15/GMPV10.3/HS11.18/NH4.6/SM 1.04/SSS13.22

Environmental Seismology: Deciphering Earth’s surface processes with seismic methods (co-organized)
Convener: Anne Schöpa  | Co-Conveners: Wei-An Chao , Velio Coviello , Florent Gimbert , Andrea Manconi 


The Greenland GPS Network: Status and New Results (co-organized)
Convener: Tonie van Dam  | Co-Conveners: Michael Bevis , Per Knudsen 


Close-Range Sensing of Environment (co-organized)
Convener: Martin Rutzinger  | Co-Conveners: Roderik Lindenbergh , Francesco Pirotti , Marco Scaioni 


Geophysical Signal Separation in Global Geodesy (co-organized)
Convener: Henryk Dobslaw  | Co-Conveners: Rory Bingham , Bert Wouters , Krzysztof Sośnica , Carmen Boening 


The use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in monitoring applications and management of natural hazards (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Daniele Giordan  | Co-Conveners: Yuichi S. Hayakawa , Fabio Remondino , Francesco Nex , Marc Adams 
CR3 –  Snow and ice: properties, processes, hazards


Snow cover processes
Convener: Marie Dumont  | Co-Conveners: Samuel Morin , Henning Loewe , Richard L.H. Essery , Ghislain Picard , Charles Fierz 


Snow, snow cover processes and avalanche formationPICO session
Convener: Alec van Herwijnen  | Co-Conveners: Johan Gaume , Pascal Hagenmuller 


Advances in large-scale land surface, hydrological and climate modelling over snow and ice-covered mountainous terrain (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Nora Helbig  | Co-Conveners: Richard L.H. Essery , Michael Schirmer , Vincent Vionnet 


Snow avalanche dynamics, hazard mapping and risk management
Convener: Florence Naaim 


Measuring and modelling of snow in ski resorts
Convener: Samuel Morin  | Co-Conveners: Marc Pons , Ulrich Strasser 


Snow hydrology: Monitoring and modeling of snow (co-organized)
Convener: Guillaume Thirel  | Co-Conveners: Juraj Parajka , Ladislav Holko , Francesco Avanzi , Doris Duethmann 
CR4 –  Permafrost, rock glaciers, debris-covered glaciers and geomorphology


Permafrost Open Session
Convener: Michael Krautblatter  | Co-Conveners: Annett Bartsch , Reginald Muskett , Sebastian Westermann 


Quantification of permafrost and hydrological interactions in a changing climate.
Convener: Andrew Frampton  | Co-Conveners: Victor Bense , John Molson 


Debris-covered glaciers
Convener: Adina Racoviteanu  | Co-Conveners: Fanny Brun , Lindsey Nicholson 


Subglacial landform genesis and (palaeo) glaciological significance (co-organized)
Convener: Jeremy Ely  | Co-Conveners: John K. Hillier , Anna Hughes , Matteo Spagnolo 


Permafrost & Periglacial Geologic Environments in Earth History: Discovering the Future By Linking The Present To The Past (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Reginald Muskett  | Co-Convener: Dongliang Luo 


Plio-Pleistocene topographic evolution of mid- to high-latitude mountain ranges (co-organized)
Convener: Günther Prasicek  | Co-Conveners: Jörg Robl , Stefan Hergarten , Georgina E. King 


Mountain Glaciations and beyond - Glacial landforms and their palaeoclimatic interpretation (co-organized)
Convener: Stefan Winkler  | Co-Conveners: Martin Brook , Tim Davies , Lasafam Iturrizaga , Giovanni Monegato , Jürgen Reitner 


Cold regions geomorphology (co-organized)
Convener: Matteo Spagnolo  | Co-Conveners: Isabelle Gärtner-Roer , Andreas Kellerer-Pirklbauer , Sven Lukas 
CR5 –  Ice sheets, ice shelves and glaciers


Glaciology Open Session
Convener: Olaf Eisen 


Modelling ice sheets and glaciers
Convener: Gael Durand  | Co-Conveners: Frank Pattyn , Stephen Cornford 


Subglacial Environments of Ice Sheets and Glaciers
Convener: Harold Lovell  | Co-Conveners: Bryn Hubbard , Christine Dow , Robert Bingham 


Ice shelves and tidewater glaciers - dynamics, interactions, observations, modelling (co-organized)
Convener: Adrian Jenkins  | Co-Conveners: Andreas Vieli , Angelika Humbert , Inga Monika Koszalka 


Drivers and controls of life in glacial and ice-sheet environments (co-organized)
Convener: Chris Williamson  | Co-Conveners: Ewa Poniecka , Alexandra Holland , Miranda Nicholes , Krzysztof Zawierucha 


Deformation and flow of ice (co-organized)
Convener: Daniela Jansen  | Co-Conveners: Thomas Kleiner , Sina Marti 


Proglacial Lakes
Convener: Cathy Delaney  | Co-Conveners: Kathryn Adamson , Stephen Livingstone , Adrian Palmer , Timothy Lane 


Water flow paths, supply and quality in a changing cryosphere (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Giulia Zuecco  | Co-Conveners: Michael Engel , Stephan Gruber 
CR6 –  Sea Ice


Rapid changes in sea ice: processes and implications
Convener: Daniel Feltham  | Co-Conveners: Daniela Flocco , Andrew Wells 


Changes in the Arctic Ocean, sea ice and subarctic seas systems: Observations, Models and Perspectives (co-organized)
Convener: Yevgeny Aksenov  | Co-Conveners: Agnieszka Beszczynska-Möller , Craig Lee , Benjamin Rabe , Markus Janout , Julienne Stroeve , Paul A. Dodd 


Deep and bottom waters in the global ocean: Formation, transport and mixing (co-organized)
Convener: Céline Heuzé  | Co-Conveners: Carolina Dufour , Erik Behrens , Sunke Schmidtko 

GD8.1/CR6.4/SM 4.12/SSP2.18./TS1.6

The Arctic connection - geodynamic, geologic and oceanographic development of the Arctic (co-organized)
Convener: Grace E. Shephard  | Co-Conveners: Carmen Gaina , Kerim Nisancioglu , Cornelia Spiegel , Andrew Schaeffer 
CR7 –  Natural hazards in the cryosphere


Risks from a changing cryosphere
Convener: Christian Huggel  | Co-Conveners: Michael Krautblatter , Josefine Lenz 


Volcanoes in a changing cryosphere: physical processes and related risk (co-organized)
Convener: Gioachino Roberti  | Co-Conveners: Swetha Venugopal , Benjamin van Wyk de Vries , brent ward , glyn williams-jones , Iestyn Barr , Matteo Spagnolo , Carolina Pagli , Brice Rea 

NH6.1/AS5.21/CR7.3/GI2.17/HS11.33/SM 3.12/SSS13.54

Application of remote sensing and Earth-observation data in natural hazard and risk studies (co-organized)
Convener: Paolo Tarolli  | Co-Conveners: Peter Webley , Robert Wright , Bailly Jean-Stéphane , Jianping Chen 

NH6.2/CR7.4/G3.8/GI2.24/SM 3.11/SSS13.55

Imaging Geodesy with InSAR for geohazard and infrastructure monitoring (co-organized)
Convener: Mahdi Motagh  | Co-Conveners: Ziyadin Cakir , Zhenhong Li , Roberto Tomás , Caijun XU 


Linking climate and impact models: Challenges, approaches, solutions (co-organized)
Convener: Ole Rössler  | Co-Conveners: Nans Addor , Andreas Fischer , Sven Kotlarski , Christian Pagé , Renate Wilcke 
CR8 –  Open and cross-disciplinary topics in cryospheric sciences


Clouds and precipitation in the Polar Regions: sources, processes and impacts (co-organized)
Convener: Irina V. Gorodetskaya  | Co-Conveners: Tom Lachlan-Cope , N.P.M. van Lipzig , Manfred Wendisch , Susanne Crewell 


Boundary Layers in High Latitudes (co-organized)
Convener: Günther Heinemann  | Co-Conveners: Thorsten Bartels-Rausch , Christopher Cox , Anna Jones , William Neff , Thomas Spengler , Argentini Stefania , Jennie L. Thomas , Michael Tjernström 


Under cover: The Southern Ocean’s connection to sea ice and ice shelves (co-organized)
Convener: Torge Martin  | Co-Conveners: Ralph Timmermann , Xylar Asay-Davis , Nadine Steiger 

GD8.2/CL4.21/CR8.4/EMRP4.20/SM 4.11/TS1.7

Unveiling the structure, evolution and influence of the Antarctic Lithosphere (co-organized)
Convener: Fausto Ferraccioli  | Co-Conveners: Douglas Wiens , Joachim Jacobs 


Climate variability and ocean-atmosphere-ice interactions in the N. Atlantic and Arctic regions at decadal to millennial time scale (co-organized)
Convener: Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz  | Co-Conveners: Antoon Kuijpers , Marie-Alexandrine Sicre , Christof Pearce 


Glacial isostatic adjustment and its role in the global earth system (co-organized)
Convener: Wouter van der Wal  | Co-Conveners: Maaria Nordman , Pietro Sternai , Holger Steffen 


Atmosphere – Cryosphere interaction with focus on transport, deposition and effects of dust, black carbon, and other aerosols (co-organized)
Convener: Pavla Dagsson Waldhauserova  | Co-Conveners: Biagio Di Mauro , Marie Dumont , Outi Meinander 


What are the key problems in Climate Science? (co-organized)
Convener: Emma C. Smith  | Co-Conveners: Céline Heuzé , Gabriele Messori , Karin van der Wiel 


How to find and share data in geosciences? (co-organized)
Convener: Gholam Ali Hoshyaripour  | Co-Conveners: Sophie Berger , Stephen Chuter 


Polar science career panel (EGU Cryosphere and APECS) (co-organized)
Convener: Clara Burgard  | Co-Conveners: Emma C. Smith , Sonika Shahi