Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Ice Sheet Mass Balance and Sea Level
  • Cryosphere
  • Ocean
  • Arctic
  • Antarctic
  • Committee / Working Group / Expert Group / Action Group
The Expert Group on Ice Sheet Mass Balance and Sea Level (ISMASS) is co-sponsored by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), and the WCRP Climate and Cryosphere Project.The goals of ISMASS are to promote the research on the estimation of the mass balance of ice sheets and its contribution to sea level, to facilitate the coordination among the different international efforts focused on this field of research, to propose directions for future research in this area, to integrate the observations and modelling efforts, as well as the distribution and archiving of the corresponding data, to attract a new generation of scientists into this field of research, and to contribute to the diffusion, to society and policy makers, of the current scientific knowledge and the main achievements in this field of science. Further details on the goals of ISMASS can be found in the new Terms of Reference.

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