The Extreme Ice Survey
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    Svínafellsjökull Glacier
    An EIS team member provides scale in a massive landscape of crevasses on the Svínafellsjökull Glacier in Iceland.

EIS Founder & Director James Balog at Jøkulsårlon glacier, Iceland

James Balog

For 35 years, awardwinning photographer James Balog has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: climate change. Founder of the Earth Vision Institute, Balog and his Extreme Ice Survey team feature in the Emmy-award-winning documentary Chasing Ice. He is the author of eight books, including ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide.