‘Guidelines for the management of glacial hazards and risks’ rebranded

September 11, 2014

The re-branded ‘Guidelines for the management of glacial hazards and risks’ are now available to download.

RGSL pioneered the development of guidelines for glacial hazard management through a project funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), between 2000 and 2003. Following the GAPHAZ workshop in Vienna in November 2009, at which RIL Director Prof. John Reynolds was invited to present a keynote lecture, it was agreed that these guidelines should be updated and extended to cover other geological hazards such as ice-volcano interactions. Prof. Reynolds is coordinating the revision of the guidelines. In July 2009, all of RGSL’s intellectual property rights were acquired by Reynolds International Ltd (RIL). In 2014, it was decided to rebrand the guidelines documents ahead of undertaking further technical revisions to reflect developments in glacial hazards research since 2003.