Association of Polar Early Career Scientists



The International Association for Cryospheric Sciences (IACS) is proud to announce its 2016 Early Career Scientist Prize.

The IACS Early Career Scientist Prize is an annual cash prize of € 1000 awarded to a nominated early career scientist who is assessed as having published the best scientific paper on a cryospheric subject during the previous calendar year. The objective of the prize is to recognize excellence in cryospheric science by honouring and promoting someone in the early-stages of her or his career, and to draw attention to the work of IACS.

IACS now welcomes nominations of scientific papers satisfying the eligibility criteria (see guidelines on-line at

Please submit nomination packages until 12 February 2016 the latest to ecsprize (at) with the subject line labeled as "IACS: 2016 ECS Prize". All submissions will be acknowledged. If in doubt, please contact the Chair of the Selection Committee (rehock (at) alaska (dot) edu).

The Selection Committee will announce the winner late-March 2016 and the 2016 Prize will be formally presented an IACS affiliated conference in 2016.

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