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Sleewaegen Suzanne
PhD researcher


  • University from 1995
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences
    • From 2001 PhD entitled: "Interactions entre glaciers et lacs en Antarctiqe oriental"
    • 2001-2002 Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in Sciences
    • 1999-2000 Upper secondary school teaching diploma (Agrégation de l’enseignement secondaire supérieur): "Grande Distinction"
    • 1995-1999 Geographical Science Degree (equivalent of Master), specialization in physical geography: "La Plus Grande Distinction"
      Final year research project carried out in the laboratory of glaciology at the ULB: Contribution à l’étude de la glace d’un lac juxtaglaciaire des Dry Valleys, Antarctique

Work experience

Researcher on contract at the Glaciology Unit of the Université Libre de Bruxelles since 1st October 1999:

  • 2001-2005 Research project “AMICS (Antarctic Ice-Sheet Dynamics and Climatic Change: modelling and ice composition studies)”
  • 1999-2000 Research project “Les glaces basales d’Antarctique oriental (EPICA)”


Related activities

Field experience

  • 2001, Mission in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica, from 4th January to 3d February, in collaboration with the University of Otago (NZ) and Antarctica New Zealand: tunnel investigations at the base of cold glaciers and sampling of lake ice in Wright Valley.
  • August 1998, Field assistant during two weeks in the Swiss Alps with glaciologists from the Universities of Aberystwyth, Cambridge and Glasgow.

List of publications


Sleewagen Suzanne
Glaciology Lab
ULB - CP160/03
avenue F.D. Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles

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