Arctic Icebreaker Coordinating Committee (AICC)

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AICC addresses research support for U.S. academic science investigators carrying out arctic research aboard icebreakers and other ice capable arctic research vessels. 


Arctic Icebreaker Coordinating Committee

The Arctic Icebreaker Coordinating Committee (AICC) provides polar science projects with planning assistance and liasons and facilitates communications between scientists, funding agencies and facility providers.

UNOLS office contact for AICC: Doug Russell (

Name Affiliation Term
Aguilar-Islas, Ana (also serves as ex-officio on AICC) UAF 10/15 to 10/21
Doug Baird| (Chair-Elect, RVOC, RVOC Rep to AICC) UAF 10/19 to 04/22
Hartz, Steve * | (RVTEC Rep, ex-officio) UAF 05/07
Laney, Sam | (Chair, AICC) WHOI 02/19 to 02/22
Laurie Juranek OSU 04/19
Lomas, Michael Bigelow Laboratory 08/14 to 08/20
Persson, Ola CU-Boulder 10/15 to 10/21
Polashenski, Christopher USACE-CRREL 08/14 to 08/20
Swift, Jim | (Chair of FIC, ex-officio AICC) UCSD 12/15
Thomson, Jim UW Applied Physics Lab 01/20 to 01/23
Welker, Jeff UAA 10/15 to 10/21
Meetings & Agendas
Documents & Publications