[1][2] Lorius (born 1932) is a French glaciologist. He is director emeritus of research at CNRS. He was the director of the Laboratoire de glaciologie et géophysique de l'environnement in Grenoble from 1983 to 1988.

Claude Lorius
Born1932
NationalityFrench
Scientific career
Fieldsglaciologist

He has taken part in more than 20 polar expeditions, mostly to Antarctica, and has helped organise many international collaborations, notably the Vostok Station ice core. He was instrumental in the discovery and interpretation of the palaeo-atmosphere information within ice cores.

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  • Imbert, Bertrand; Lorius, Claude (2007). Le grand défi des pôles. Collection "Découvertes Gallimard" (in French). 15 (Revised ed.). Paris: Éditions Gallimard. (originally released in 1987 written by Bertrand Imbert, Claude Lorius is the co-author of the revised edition released in 2007)
    • U.S. edition – Imbert, Bertrand (1992). North Pole, South Pole: Journeys to the Ends of the Earth. "Abrams Discoveries" series. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
    • UK edition – Imbert, Bertrand (1992). North Pole, South Pole: Journeys to the Ends of the Earth. 'New Horizons' series. London: Thames & Hudson.
  • Jouzel, Jean, Claude Lorius and Dominique Raynaud (2012). The white planet : the evolution and future of our frozen world. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)

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