Claude Lorius| birth_place = Besançon, France | death_date = | death_place = Charnay-lès-Mâcon, France | alma_mater = University of Franche-Comté | awards = CNRS Gold Medal (2002) | fields = Glaciology }}
Claude Lorius (27 February 1932 – 21 March 2023) was a French glaciologist. He was director emeritus of research at CNRS. He was the director of the Laboratoire de glaciologie et géophysique de l'environnement in Grenoble from 1983 to 1988.
Lorius took part in more than 20 polar expeditions, mostly to Antarctica, and 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.
Lorius died on 21 March 2023, at the age of 91. Provided by Wikipedia