Science Committee and subcommittees

The overarching Science Committee is tasked with the coordination of the scientific programme. There are five subcommittees - one for each of the main IPY themes.

Science Committee - Overarching

David Hik CAN 
Chuck Kennicutt US   
Valerie Masson-Delmotte FRA  
Harald Loeng  NO 
Sverker Sörlin SWE     

Science Subcommittee Theme 1:
Linkages between Polar Regions and global systems

Harald Loeng NO (chair)

Michel Beland CAN
Jorge Carrasco CHILE   
Sarah Gille US
Karen Heywood  UK
Hans-Wolfgang Hubberten GER
Alexander Klepikov RUS
Nicole Lovenduski*  USA
Jim Overland US  
Steve Rintoul AUS 
Peter Schlosser US

Science Subcommittee Theme 2:
Past, present and future changes in Polar Regions

Valerie Masson-Delmotte FRA (chair)          

Nerilie Abram* UK/AUS
Ian Allison AUS
Robert Bindschadler US
Dave Bromwich US
Dorte Dahl-Jensen DEN
Jane Francis UK
K. Goto-Azuma JAP
Marika Holland US
Heidi Kassens GER
Ross Powell US
Cunde Xiao CHI

Science Subcommittee Theme 3:
Polar ecosystems and biodiversity                           

David Hik CAN (chair)

D. Bergstrom AUS
Angelika Brandt GER
Susanne Fietz* GER/ES
Mitsuo Fukuchi JAP
Jackie Grebmeier US
E. Murphy UK
Heide Swanson* CAN
Annicke Wilmotte BLE

Science Subcommittee Theme 4:
Human dimensions of change: health, society and resources

Sverker Sörlin SWE (chair)      

Daniela Haase* NZ/GER
Louwrens Hacquebord NED
Grete Hovelsrud NO
Igor Krupnik US
Joan Nymand Larsen IS
Svein Mathiesen NO
Nazune Menka* US

Science Subcommittee Theme 5:  
New frontiers and new directions in polar research

Chuck Kennicutt US (chair)

Robin Bell US
Jody Deming US
Mark Drinkwater NL 
Eberhardt Fahrbach GER
Barry Goodison CAN 
Kirsti Kauristie FIN  
Kate Moran US  
Toni Meloni IT
Byong-Kwon Park KOR
Rasik Ravindra IND
Angelika (Geli) Renner* UK/GER
John Storey AUS

EOC Subcommittee Theme 6:
Polar science education, outreach and communication

Louise Huffman US (chair)

Rene Malherbe NL
Jean de Pomereau FR
Melianie Raymond* DEN/NZ
Elena Sparrow CAN
Sandy Zicus AUS

*) APECS members

Last updated: 30.06.2009