Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


IACS logoThe International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS) is now offering membership. Please join us to be eligible for our Early Career Prize, and for news about grants, symposia, and activities of our working and standing groups. Joining is simple and fast - visit our website for instructions.

We already have more than 150 members! For more information on the benefits of membership, see below.

We’ve also established an IACS Twitter site. Please follow us @iacscryo

Benefits of IACS membership:

  • you will receive regular information about IACS activities and opportunities.
  • you are eligible to engage in IACS activities and bodies, even if your country is not a member of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)
  • you are eligible for IACS sponsorship and financial support for workshops, summer schools, and other IACS-sponsored activities
  • you are eligible for the IACS early-career scientist prize if you qualify as an early career scientist (see our website).

Your membership will also help to provide travel grants for early-career scientists and scientists from developing countries to attend IACS/IUGG symposia. The next IUGG General Assembly will be held in 2019 in Montreal, and cryospheric sciences will feature strongly there.

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
Email: info(at)

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