Steering Committee

Maurine Montagnat (Chair)
Laboratoire de Glaciologie et de Géophysique de l’Environnement – CNRS / UJF, France.
Expertise: Material science – Glaciology
Email: montagnat[at]

Martin Schneebeli (Co-chair)
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Switzerland.
Expertise: Physics of snow and firn, micro-tomography
Email: schneebeli[at]

Peter Sammonds (Co-chair)
Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, England.
Expertise: Physics and mechanics of rocks and ice
Email: p.sammonds[at]

Maria-Gema Llorens (Coordinator)
Department of Geosciences, Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany.
Expertise: Numerical simulation of deformation microstructures in ice and rocks. Structural geology.
Email: info[at], maria-gema.llorens-verde[at]

Ilka Weikusat
Department of Geosciences, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany.
Expertise: Geosciences, Glaciology, The effect of deformation mechanisms for ice sheet dynamics.

Martyn Drury
Department of Geology, Utrecht University, Netherlands.
Expertise: Deformation and recrystallization mechanisms in crystalline materials. Rheology of Earth materials. Electron microscopy. Structural and metamorphic geology.
Email: martynd[at]

Thomas Loerting
Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Expertise: Physical Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry, High-Pressure Forms of Ice, Amorphous Ice, Ice Clouds, Ice in Space, …
Email: thomas.loerting[at]

Peter Lazor
Departament of Earth Sciences. Uppsala Universitet. Sweden.

Jean-Louis Tison

Laboratoire de Glaciologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. Expertise: Ice fabric and textures in interface ice: ice-bedrock (basal ice), sea ice, marine ice (under ice shelves)
Email: jtison[at]

Holger Stunitz
Departament of Geology. UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Matti Leppäranta
Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Expertise: sea ice, lake ice, snow
Email: matti.lepparanta[at]

Denis Samyn
Dpt of Mechanical Engineering, Glaciology Group, Nagaoka Unicersity of Technology, Japan.
Expertise: Basal ice dynamics; ice crystallography; ice geochemistry
Email: desamyn.geo[at]