International Ice Charting Working Group

Meetings

Next Meeting

The 23rd meeting of the IICWG was held in Buenos Aires at the invitation of the Argentine Naval Hydrographic Service from September 26-30, 2022.

Most Recent Meeting

IICWG-XXII, September 2021

The 22nd meeting of the IICWG was held by videoconference on September 19-24, 2021

2021 video participants
September 2021 IICWG-XXII Participants via Video Conference

Previous Meetings

IICWG-XXI, September 2020

The 21st meeting of the IICWG was held by videoconference on September 21-25, 2020.

2020 video participants
September 2020 IICWG-XXI Participants via Video Conference

IICWG-XX, September 2019

The 20th Meeting of the IICWG was held in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 23-27, 2019.

2019 group photo
September 2019 IICWG-XX Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XIX, September 2018

The 19th meeting of the IICWG was held in Helsinki, Finland September 24-28, 2018.

2018 group photo
September 2018 IICWG-XIX Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XVIII, September 2017

The 18th IICWG Meeting was held in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia on September 25-29, 2017.

2017 group photo
September 2017 IICWG-XVIII Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XVII, October 2016

The 17th IICWG Meeting was held in Ottawa, Canada on October 24-28, 2016. Below are links to the reports from the meeting.

2016 group photo
October 2016 IICWG-XVII Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XVI, October 2015

The 16th IICWG Meeting was held in Rostock, Germany on October 19-24, 2015. Below are links to the reports from the meeting.

2015 group photo
October 2015 IICWG-XVI Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XV, Ocrtober 2014

The 15th Meeting of the IICWG was held October 20-25, 2014 in Punta Arenas, Chile at the invitation of the Chilean Navy Meteorological Service. Below are links to the report from the meeting.

2014 group photo
October 2014 IICWG-XV Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XIV, October 2013

The 14th meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group was held in Reykjavik, Iceland on 21-25 October 2013. The University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office hosted the meeting. Below are links to the report from the meeting.

2013 group photo
October 2013 IICWG-XIV Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XIII, October 2012

The 13th meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group was held in Tromsø, Norway on 15-19 October 2012. The Norwegian Meteorological Institute hosted the meeting. Below are links to the report from the meeting.

2012 group photo
October 2012 IICWG-XIII Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XII, October 2011

The 12th meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group was held in Cambridge, U.K. on 17-21 October 2011. The British Antarctic Survey hosted the meeting. Below are links to the report from the meeting.

2011 group photo
October 2011 IICWG-XII Participant Group Photo

IICWG-XI, October 2010

The 11th meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group was held in Washington D.C. on 18-22 October 2010. The National Ice Center hosted the meeting.

2010 group photo
October 2010 IICWG-XI Participant Group Photo

IICWG-X, October 2009

The tenth meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group (IICWG) was held in Geneva Switzerland on 12-16 October, 2009 and was hosted by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

2009 group photo
October 2009 IICWG-X Participant Group Photo

IICWG-IX, October 2008

The ninth meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group (IICWG) was held in Luleå, Sweden on 20-24 October, 2008, and it was hosted by the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI).

2008 group photo
October 2008 IICWG-IX Participant Group Photo

IICWG-VIII, October 2007

The eighth meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group (IICWG) was held in Frascati, Italy, 22-26 October, 2007. It was hosted by the European Space Agency’s Centre for Earth Observation (ESRIN).

2007 group photo
October 2007 IICWG-VIII Participant Group Photo

IICWG-VII, September 2006

The Finnish Environmental Institute (formerly the Finnish Institute of Marine Research) hosted the seventh International Ice Chart Working Group Meeting in Helsinki, Finland. The meeting, and associated Science Workshop, took place 24-29 September. It was organized by the Finnish ice service through a local committee led by Ari Seina.

2006 group photo
September 2006 IICWG-VII Participant Group Photo

IICWG-VI, October 2005

The North American Ice Service hosted the sixth International Ice Chart Working Group Meeting in Ottawa, Canada. The meeting was organized by the Canadian Ice Service through a local committee led by Roger De Abreu. It was held from 25-28 October 2005, with an associated IICWG Science Workshop on 24 October. You may download the files below for more information.

2005 group photo
October 2005 IICWG-VI Participant Group Photo

IICWG-V, April 2004

The fifth meeting of the International Ice Charting Working Group (IICWG) was held April 20-23, 2004, in Hamburg Germany. Additionally, the science workshop, entitled "Information Extraction and Ice Modeling - Steps towards Data Assimilation," was held on Monday, April 19. To access presentations given at the meetings, please see the agendas below.

2004 group photo
April 2004 IICWG-V Participant Group Photo — Credit: Klaus Strübing

IICWG-IV, April 2003

The fourth meeting of the IICWG was held in St Petersburg, Russian Federation, April 7-11, 2003. It was hosted by and convened at the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) and sponsored by the U.S. National Ice Center, Canadian Ice Service, the U.S. Office of Naval Research Polar Programs, and the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute.

  • IICWG-IV Documents - Link to a folder containing PDF files of reports and papers from meeting
  • IICWG-IV Presentations - Link to a folder containing PDF versions of all presentations
  • IICWG-IV Photos - Link to a folder containing a selection of photos from meeting (courtesy of Vasily Smolyanitsky)
2003 group photo
April 2003 IICWG-IV Participant Group Photo

IICWG-III, November 2001

The third annual meeting of the IICWG was held in Tromso, Norway, November 14-16, 2001. It was hosted by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute (DNMI) and sponsored by the the Office of Naval Research Polar Programs, the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, the U.S. National Ice Center, and the Canadian Ice Service.

2001 group photo
November 2001 IICWG-III Participant Group Photo

IICWG-II, October 2000

The second meeting of the IICWG was held at Grand Hotel Reykjavik, Iceland, October 3-5, 2000. The meeting was hosted by the Icelandic Meteorological Office, and sponsored by the U.S. National Ice Center, the Office of Naval Research - Europe, the Icelandic Meteorological Office, and the Canadian Ice Service.

2000 group photo
October 2000 IICWG-II Participant Group Photo

IICWG-I, October 1999

The IICWG was formed at a meeting held at the Danish Meteorological Institute in Copenhagen, 5-7 Oct 1999. The meeting was sponsored by the U.S. National Ice Center, the Office of Naval Research (Europe), the Danish Meteorological Institute, and the Canadian Ice Service.

1999 group photo
October 1999 IICWG-I Participant Group Photo — Credit: Vasily Smolyanitsky