Our vision

The Ice Memory initiative aims to collect, save and manage ice cores from selected glaciers currently in danger of degradation or disappearance, with their yielded information for decades and centuries to come. Safeguarding these ice cores is key to provide scientific advances and knowledge, that will ultimately contribute to the well-being of humanity.

On video

Ice Memory Foundation presentation


Claude Lorius, French glaciologist and glacier drilling pioneer

Live on Twitter


We would like to thank our Great Donors.
Didier and Martine Primat Foundation Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Thermo Fisher Scientific


The Ice Memory Foundation, under the auspices of the UGA Foundation, has been created on Jan 18th, 2021 by 7 founding partners.
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