U.S. Forum for the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

The U.S. delegation to IASC aims to increase two-way communication with the US Arctic research community through IARPC Collaborations.

Scope of activities

IASC is a nongovernmental scientific organization established to encourage and facilitate international consultation and cooperation in all aspects of arctic research, in all countries engaged in arctic research, and in all areas of the arctic region. The mission is to encourage, facilitate, and promote basic and applied interdisciplinary research in or concerned with the Arctic at a circumarctic or international level and to provide scientific advice on arctic issues. IASC is multidisciplinary, covering the full range of natural and social sciences. Working Groups, composed of representatives appointed by their countries to cover specific disciplinary issues, provide the main forums for developing IASC scientific programs and activities. 


Team leaders

Larry Hinzman
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Website)

Matthew Druckenmiller
National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado Boulder (Website)


Accomplishments

The U.S. delegation to IASC aims to increase two-way communication with the US Arctic research community through the use of the IARPC Collaborations website. To access the forum and contribute to IASC updates, documents, and events, please request an account on our member space

IASC President and U.S. Delegate

Dr. Larry D. Hinzman, University of Alaska Fairbanks


U.S. Second Delegate
Dr. Matthew Druckenmiller, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado Boulder

Terrestrial Working Group

  • Dr. Michelle Mack, Northern Arizona University
  • Dr. Vladimir Romanovsky, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Cryosphere Working Group

  • Dr. Robert Hawley, Dartmouth College
  • Dr. Elizabeth Hunke, Los Alamos National Laboratory 

Cryosphere Working Group Fellow

    • Dr. Alice Bradley, Williams College

Marine Working Group

  • 
Dr. Lee Cooper, University of Maryland
  • Dr. Karen Frey, Clark University

Marine Working Group Fellow

  • Dr. Tom ArmitageJet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Atmosphere Working Group


  • Dr. John CassanoUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
  • Gijs de Boer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Atmosphere Working Group
 Fellow

  •  Dr. Manisha GaneshanGoddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research Studies and Investigations (GESTAR)

Social and Human Working Group


  • Dr. Lawrence Hamilton, University of New Hampshire
  • Dr. Andrey Petrov, University of Northern Iowa
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