Lorius, Claude

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Lorius, Claude Gender: M
Joseph Edmond Claude Lorius
born on 27 February 1932 at 00:30 (= 12:30 AM )
Place Besançon, France, 47n15, 6e02
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°13' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°33 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 28°28'

Claude Lorius (in 2009)
photo: MEDEF, license cc-by-sa-2.0


French glaciologist, who is director emeritus of research at CNRS. He was the director of the Laboratoire de glaciologie et geophysique de l'environnement in Grenoble from 1983 to 1988.

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'sciences' pdf file, p. 56.


  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Glaciologist)
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer (20 polar expeditions)