FRISP 2005


4 May 2005: Registration now open. Go to for details


Dear Colleagues

This note is to announce that the

19th international Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP)

will take place at

the Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway


7/8th June 2005.

Further details of the meeting, including instructions for registration will follow shortly.

We welcome presentations on all aspests of ice shelf research, including, but not limited to:

· formation, flow and disintegration of ice shelves;
· response of ice shelves to past, present and future climate variability;
· surface and basal mass balance of ice shelves;
· mass transport across the grounding line;
· ocean circulation and water transformation beneath ice shelves;
· impact of ice shelves on the global ocean;
· ice shelves of Greenland;
· climate records from on or near current or former ice shelves;
· iceberg drift, melting, and decay.

Further information about FRISP, including reports from previous workshops can be found at

Please feel free to forward this message to interested parties who are not included on the mailing list.

We look forward to welcoming you to Bergen in June.

Best wishes



Adrian Jenkins

British Antarctic Survey,
High Cross, Madingley Road,
Cambridge, CB3 0ET, U.K.

Phone: +44-1223-221493
Fax: +44-1223-221226


posted 22 March 2005