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Glaciology (GLACIOL)

Faculty of Sciences | IGEAT - Institute for Geography, Environment and Land planning

(Code: ULB182)


Autres U.E..

Continental ice melting (glaiers and ice sheets) is one of the causes of rising sea level. This melting accelerates faster than predictions. Indeed, th ...

BIGSOUTH (BIoGeochemical cycles in the SOUTHern Ocean: Role within the Earth System)


This proposal linking sea ice to the global ocean system focuses on the following key questions: (1) What is the significance of sea-ice physical and b ...

IceCon : constraining ice mass changes in coastal Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica.

Autres ministères fédéraux - Feder.

The IceCon project aims at a better understanding of the past andpresent ice volumes and extension of the Antarctic ice sheet in Dronning MaudLand (DML ...

IDyRA - Ice Dynamics derived from englacial Radar reflection Architecture

Fonds associés (toutes subventions, y compris la Loterie Nat.).

IDyRA aims at improving our knowledge of the interaction between the ice sheet and the ice shelf (Antarctic grounding zones). It specifically aims at u ...


Actions concertées.

This project aims at studying ice flow, dynamics and rheology inside a 1 km3 ice cube, buried in the central part of the Antarctic ice sheet, in the vi ...

BELISSIMA (Belgian Ice Sheet-Ice Shelves Measurements in Antarctica)


The BELISSIMA (Belgian Ice Sheet ' Shelf Ice Measurements in Antarctica) project aims at improving our understanding and prediction of the cryospheric  ...

YROSIAE (Year Round survey of Ocean-Sea Ice-Air Exchanges in Antarctica)

Fonds associés (toutes subventions, y compris la Loterie Nat.).

As a result of field opportunities, BASICS-IPY has been mainly focused in the Antarctic on spring-summer pack ice studies. However, one of the targets  ...

NEEM (North Eemian greenland Ice Core)

Fonds associés (toutes subventions, y compris la Loterie Nat.).

NEEM is an international program of deep ice core drilling initiated during the International Polar Year. The principal challenge of NEEM is to obtain  ...


Actions concertées.

The aim of MISMIP (Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison) is to evaluate how models simulate grounding line migration in ice sheets, i.e. interactions ...

EPICA (European Project of Ice Coring in Antarctica)(ASPI)

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA) - PAI - Autres U.E..

Analysis of basal ice to be recovered by ice coring at Dome C, a place in East Antarctica where the ice thickness is more than 3500 m.

Chemical and isotopic composition of ice from antarctic ice shelves : implications for global change (ISMIce, ASPI)

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA) - PAI.

In the context of global warming, the question of the stability of Antarctic ice shelves is critical for predicting any sea level rise. The behaviour o ...

Dynamics of polythermal glaciers (Siberia, Alaska)

Autres fonds publics belges.

Determining basal conditions and ice thickness of polythermal glaciers by radio-echo sounding ; glacier modelling and response to climate change.

VOSTOK (Deep Ice Core Drilling in Central Antarctica)(ASPI)

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA) - PAI - Financement de base institutionnel.

The drilling has been performed in a location where a subglacial lake some 250 X 50 Km in area, exists under 3800 meters of ice. The bottom 210 meters  ...

Formation of the clear facies basal ice from Alpine glaciers : implications for subglacial chemistry (BIFTeG)

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA) - Autres U.E..

The clear facies basal ice from Alpine glaciers shows similarities with the dispersed facies of sub-polar glaciers. It results from modifications of gl ...