Plenary Speakers

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Prof. Lonnie G Thompson

Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center

School of Earth Sciences
The Ohio State University,USA

Ice core records

Global Climate Change, ENSO and Black Swan Events: A Paleoclimate Perspective from the World’s Highest Mountains

Prof. Paul Upchurch

Professor of Palaeobiology
University College London - Gower Street
London - WC1E 6BT

Vertebrate evolution & Paleoenvironment

From maps to maximum likelihood - methodological issues in the analysis of Late Mesozoic Gondwanan vertebrate biogeography

Dr. Terry Wilson

School of Earth Sciences
The Ohio State University,USA

Cryosphere-lithosphere interaction

New insights on Interactions between the Solid Earth and the Cryosphere

Prof. Martin Siegert

Co-Director, Grantham Institute for Climate Change & Environment
Faculty of Natural Sciences, 
Imperial College London,
South Kensington Campus,
London SW7 2AZ


Antarctic subglacial exploration: first results and future plans

Prof. Ross Powell

Board of Trustees Professor and Distinguished Research Professor
Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

Glacial geomorphology

Modern and Ancient Grounding Zone Systems– Mediators and Indicators of Ice Sheet Dynamics

Prof. Ian Dalziel W D

Research Professor at UTIG and Professor of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Supercontinental evolution

Tracking Antarctica back in time through a Succession of Supercontinents


Dr. Shailesh Nayak

Secretary - Govt. of India, Ministry of Earth Sciences, India

Earth System Sciences


Dr. SWA Naqvi

Director, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa,India

Southern Ocean-Fe experiments