Member of SCNAT

The specialist society promotes the dialogue between science, practice and society. It supports the exchange of knowledge and cooperation among its members, maintains relations with national and international organisations and promotes young academics.

Image: NASA Earth Observatory, Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon

The society is dedicated to the following aims:

  • improvment and spreading of glaciological knowledge,
  • facilitates contacts between glaciological experts, practitioners and society,
  • takes position in glaciological questions of general interest,
  • supports knowledge exchange and collaboration between its members,
  • keeps contacts to national and international societies, and supports the next generation of scientists.

The Swiss Society for Snow, Ice and Permafrost is open to all persons interested in glaciology.