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SPRI Review 2002: National and International Roles of Staff

National and International Roles of Staff

Members of the Institute are active in many roles relating to national and international committees and advisory groups involving the polar regions. These include:

  • UK Delegate to the Council of the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
  • President, International Glaciological Society
  • Chair of the UK National Committee on Antarctic Research
  • UK Alternate Delegate to the Council of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
  • President, International Commission on Snow and Ice (ICSI)
  • Head of the Glaciers and Ice Sheets Division of the International Commission for Snow and Ice (ICSI)
  • Chair of the NERC Review Committee for the Challenger Division of Southampton Oceanography Centre
  • Chair of Steering Committee for NERC British Ocean Sediment Core Repository (BOSCOR) facility
  • Member of NERC Research Ship Unit Advisory Panel
  • Steering Committee member of the European Science Foundation (ESF) programme on the Quaternary of the Eurasian North (QUEEN).
  • Member of Hadley Centre Scientific Steering Group
  • Trustee of the Kapitza Trust
  • President of International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Ocean commission on Sea Ice
  • Member of NASA Sea Ice Algorithm Working Group
  • Member of UK Committees for World Ocean Circulation Experiment and Global Ocean Observing System
  • Secretary and Treasurer of Polar Libraries Colloquy
  • UK representative on the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) working group on Arctic Glaciers.