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SPRI Review 2003: 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:

  • President, International Glaciological Society
  • 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 UK National Committee on Antarctic Research
  • UK Alternate Delegate to the Council of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
  • UK Delegate to the Council of the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
  • Chair of the NERC Review Committee for the Challenger Division of Southampton Oceanography Centre
  • Steering Committee member of the European Science Foundation (ESF) programme on the Quaternary of the Eurasian North (QUEEN)
  • Member of the NERC Peer Review College
  • Member of Hadley Centre Scientific Steering Group
  • Member of the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee
  • Three members of UK International Polar Year Committee
  • Secretary and Treasurer of Polar Libraries Colloquy
  • UK representative on the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) working group on Arctic Glaciers
  • UK Delegate to the International Science Initiative for the Russian Arctic
  • Member of the international steering group for the Tundra-Taiga Initiative
  • Co-ordinating Principal Investigator, European Space Agency Vectra synthetic-aperture radar interferometry consortium
  • Representative of the Siberian Native Peoples at meetings of the International Whaling Commission.