Here you will find list of specialists who are keen in glaciers. They are scientists working in different fields from biology and biogeochemistry to glaciology. 


Giovanni Baccolo, PhD

Main field: ice core and environmental radioactivity Specific interests: paleoclimatic reconstructions, aeolian dust, glacial environments and interactions with anthropic emissions, cryoconite Address: University of Milano-Bicocca, Environmental and Earth Sciences Department, P.za della Scienza n.1, 20126, Milano, Italy email   ResearchGate


Liz Bagshaw, PhD

Main field:   glaciology  Specific interests: biogeochemistry, cryoconite holes and sensor development  Address:  Cardiff University, Room 1.34 Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT  e-mail   ResearchGate


Amanda Bendia, PhD  

Main field: biology Specific interests: extremophiles, Bacteria and Archaea from Antarctica, microbial ecology in Antarctica, genomics tools Address: University of Sao Paulo, Oceanographic Institute, Microbial Ecology Lab, São Paulo, Brazil e-mail  ResearchGate

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Jakub Buda, BsC

Main field: environmental biology  Specific interests: ecology and dispersion of micro-fauna on glaciers  Address: Department of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Umultowska street 89, 61-614 Poznań, Poland

e-mail   ResearchGate


Cristina Cid, PhD

Main field: microbiology Specific interests: astrobiological analogues, glaciers, ice sheets, poles, high mountains Address: Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC/INTA), Associate Member of NASA Astrobiology Institute Carretera de Ajalvir, km. 4,5 28850 Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, SPAIN

e-mail   ResearchGate   website


Joseph Cook, PhD

Main field: glaciology  Specific interests: glacier albedo, glacier biology, cryoconite, life detection Address: University of Sheffield, Department of Geography, UK, S10 2TN

e-mail  ResearchGate  webiste


Biagio Di Mauro, PhD

Main field: remote sensing, glaciology Specific interests: alpine glaciers, snow, light-absorbing impurities, dust, cryoconite, field spectroscopy Address: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy)

e-mail  ResearchGate


Diego Fontaneto, PhD

Main field: biology  Specific interests: patterns and processes in animal biodiversity,  speciation and biodiversity, using as a test case mostly rotifers Address: National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Ecosystem Study, Largo Tonolli 50, 28922 Verbania Pallanza, Italy e-mail    ResearchGate  website


Chris Hulatt, PhD

Main field: botany, microalgae  Specific interests: cold-adapted snow algae and biotechnology  Address: Nord University, 8026 Bodø, Norway e-mail  ResearchGate


Edyta Kalińska, PhD

Main field: Quaternary geology Specific interests: cryoconite mineral matter, scanning electron microscopy Address: Nicolaus Copernicus University, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Lwowska 1, PL-87-100, Toruń, Poland e-mail  ResearchGate


Stefanie Lutz, PhD

Main field: microbiology/molecular ecology Specific interests: glaciers, ice sheets, cryophiles, snow algae, ice algae, albedo, carbon and nutrient cycling (meta-)genomics, metabolomics Address: GFZ German Reseach Centre for Geosciences, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany e-mail  ResearchGate  website Twitter


Jakub Małecki, PhD

Main field: glaciology  Specific interest: glacier-climate interactions, glacier mass balance, energy balance, glacial geomorphology  Address: Adam Mickiewicz University, Cryosphere Research Department, Krygowskiego 10, 61-680 Poznań, Poland   e-mail       ResearchGate     website


Outi Meinander, PhD

Main field: effects of light absorbing impurities on snow and ice melt and albedo Specific interests: Arctic (Sodankylä), Antarctic (Marambio), Black Carbon, High latitude dust, Iceland, Organic carbon, Snow, Spectral features, Ultraviolet radiation Address: Finnish Meteorological Institute, Climate Research, Erik Palmenin Aukio 1 FI-00560 HELSINKI   email  ResearchGate   Arctic Research Blog

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Adam Nawrot, PhD

Main field: geomorphology, hydrology  Specific interests: water balance in the polar catchments; polar geomorphology; hydrochemistry; snow spatial distribution Address: Department of Polar and Marine Research Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences, 01-452 Warszawa, Ksiecia Janusza street 64, Poland; forScience Foundation Leśna street 11, 62-081 Przeźmierowo, Polska e-mail  ResearchGate website


Ewa Ponieca, MsC

Main field:  microbiology   Specific interests: glacier microbiology,heterotrophic bacteria, cryoconite holes, anaerobes  Address: Cardiff University, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, CF10 3AT, UK e-mail


Daniel Remias, PhD

Main field: alpine and polar freshwater microalgae Specific interests: snow algae, glacier algae, soil algae Address: Applied University Upper Austria, Stelzhamerstr. 23, 4600 Wels, Austria 

e-mail  ResearchGate


Takahiro Segawa, PhD

Main field: biology, phylogeography  Specific interests: glacier biology, ice core and ancient DNA  Address: Center for Life Science Research University of Yamanashi 1110 Shimokato, Chuo, Yamanashi 409-3898, JAPAN e-mail


Daniel H. Shain, PhD, Professor and Chair

Main field: zoology, molecular biology Specific interests: ice worms, annelids, gene cloning Address: Biology Department, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Camden, NJ 08102, USA 

e-mail ResearchGate


Pacifica Sommers, PhD

Main field: ecology Specific interests: community assembly, biological diversity, invasions, microbial ecology Address: Alpine Microbial Observatory, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, University of Colorado at Boulder: Boulder, Colorado, USA e-mail   ResearchGate


Marek Stibal, PhD

Main field: biology, biogeochemistry Specific interests: microbial diversity and activity, biogeochemical cycling, and ecological modelling of cryospheric ecosystems  Address: Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague 2, Czechia

Matt Strzelecki, PhD

Main field: paraglacial geomorphology  Specific interests: polar coastal evolution, glacier – coast interaction; extreme processes controlling landscape transformation in post-glacial Arctic Address: University of Wroclaw, Institute of Geography and Regional Development, pl. Uniwersytecki 1, 50-137 Wroclaw

e-mail   ResearchGate

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Witold Szczuciński, Professor

Main field: sedimentology, geochemistry, natural hazards Specific interests: glacimarine and terrestrial glacial sedimentation processes, fjord sediments, supraglacial covers,  role of glacier in biogeochemical cycles (including carbon cycle), changes of glacier front positions, icebergs and iceberg-generated tsunami waves and ice caves Address: Institute of Geology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Bogumiła Krygowskiego 12, 61-680 Poznań, Poland e-mail   ResearchGate   website 

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Trista Vick-Majors, PhD

Main field: microbial ecology Specific interests: biogeochemistry, aquatic environments, subglacial/glacial environments, bioenergetics and physiological ecology of microorganisms Address: Dept. des sciences biologiques, Université du Québec à Montréal, Case postale 8888 Succursale Centre-ville Montréal H3C 3P8 e-mail  ResearchGate


Nozomu Takeuchi, Professor

Main field: glacial biology  Specific interests: snow algae, cryoconite, glacier ecosystems,  ice core study Address: Department of Earth Sciences, Graduate School of Science Chiba University 1-33 Yayoicho, Inage-ku, Chiba-city Chiba 263-8522 Japan e-mail    ResearchGate


Jun Uetake, PhD

Main field: microbiology  Specific interests: glacier (polar-tropical) and airborne (ground-cloud) microbiology Address: Post doctoral researcher in Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University

e-mail   ResearchGate   Twitter


Tobias Vonnahme, MsC

Main field: biology  Specific interests: microbial food webs (micrograzer, algae, bacteria) and C/N cycling in ice ecosystems (glaciers, sea ice) – from observations and experiments to dynamic models Address: UiT Norges Arktiske Universitet, Department of Arctic Marine Systems Ecology,  Postboks 6050 Langnes, N-9037 Tromsø, Norway  e-mail  ResearchGate

Jan Marcin

Jan Marcin Węsławski, Professor

Main field: Marine biology Specific interests: Arctic coastal waters ecology, food web, climate change/biodiversity, organisms/ice interactions Address: Department of Marine Ecology, Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences Powstańców Warszawy street 55, 81-712 Sopot, Poland. e-mail    ResearchGate    website

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