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White paper is now available

White paper is now available

27 11 2014


The final version of the white paper on Requirements for Monitoring of Permafrost in Polar Regions in response to the WMO Polar Space Task Group, is now available online.   The Polar Space Task Group (PSTG) has been established as the coordinating body of space agencies, in particular the Space Task Group (STG), for space-based observations of Polar Regions after the International Polar Year (IPY). The PSTG has been established under the a...


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At the Heart of the Arctic

At the Heart of the Arctic

11 09 2013


"Where does the wind blow from when you stand at the North Pole? From the South!"    Our expedition to the Arctic now has first-hand experience of this since the beginning of April. In the early morning hours, reckoned by our Finnish watches, the sun shone in a clear sky and it was almost 30 degrees below zero.    The flat, bright ice field around us was immense. Our biggest surprise was the thickness of the sea ice. Almost all of us presumed that the long-term ice would be very thick, but drilli...


YAR

About the Young Arctic Researchers

About the Young Arctic Researchers

18 11 2014


  Arctic Portal promotes the participation of young researchers, students, PhD students, future generation of experts on the Arctic, into the debate on Arctic issues. In this new section, "Young Arctic Researchers" , we will publish once a week the best article written by a young researcher. It will be also promoted through our social media, as our Facebook page and Twitter. To help foster visibility of the young authors, the Arctic Portal gives the possibility for authors to show their contact/information. A...


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