Nick Hughes

Nick Hughes is leader of the Norwegian Ice Service and is based at the Division for Forecasting in Tromsø and is responsible for the daily operation of the Ice Service and for project management including the development of new data processing algorithms and information services. Hughes has 21 years experience in Arctic and Antarctic research including 15 field campaign. Currently he is Coordinator for the EC Horizon 2020 research project Key Environmental monitoring for Polar Latitudes and European Readiness (KEPLER), and Work Package Leader for the Polar Use Case in From Copernicus Big Data to Extreme Earth Analytics (ExtremeEarth). Hughes is the creator of the new QGIS-based ice charting system Bifrost