International Partnership in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS) (Expert Group)

Terms of Reference

The IPICS Mission Statement is:

  • Defining priorities for international ice core science for the next two decades.
  • Developing the identified priority projects, and any organisational structures needed to enable them.
  • Acting as a voice to promote ice core science, and the priority projects in particular, to funding and logistics agencies, to international organisations, and to other scientific communities.
  • Promoting the maintenance, enhancement and sharing of expertise and capability in ice core drilling, curation, analysis and other technical areas needed to carry out the priority projects.
  • Encouraging the training of young ice core scientists needed to carry out the current priority projects and to develop the next generation of projects.
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    The IPICS Constitution is also available on the documents page of the IPICS website.