Science
Science - Introtext
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The Arctic is of special importance to the earth's ecosystem and the fact that it is changing rapidly due to climate change is of common concern of the international community. The changes in the Arctic environment affect the whole aspect of the north; ice, sea, vegetation, animals and humans. Recent years these changes have gained increasing attention and many organizations and affiliations have been established to deal with these changes.

These organizations and affiliations vary by topics, some focus on the environment, some on the data, some on the people etc.


Below is a list of organizations and affiliates working in Arctic science.

 


Highlights

Data

Afbare AMAP Project Directory ArcticStat Arctic Portal Library
Arctic Research Institutes Database idass IPY IPY Project Database
Polar Information Commons RÁDJU Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks

Natural Sciences

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme Arctic Contaminants Action Program Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna
Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Protection of Arctic Marine Environment Sustainable Development Working Group
Arctic Climate Change, Economy and Society Arctic Climate Impact Assessment Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies
European Space Agency Fluxnet The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Global Climate Observing System
Global Terrestrial Observing System National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Snow and Ice Data Center United Nations Environmental Programme World Meteorological Organization
Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment State of the Arctic Coast Biodiversity in Arctic Waters
Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring The Climate and Cryosphere eesa Geophysical Institute
Global Terrestrial Network for Glaciers Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic
Geology for Society Page 21 Snow, Water, Ice, Permafrost in the Arctic Thermal State of Permafrost
Arctic Species Trend Index Arctic Biodiversity Trends The Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring ProgramInternational Ice Chartering Working Group

Social Sciences

Arctic Human Development Report Arctic Health Arctic Social Indicators EALÁT
Electronic Memory of the Arctic Fishernet ac Kuuvik River Expedition
Northern Research Forum Arctic Yearbook 2012 Survey of Living Conditions in the Arctic The Arctic Ls
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International Polar Year The Northern Forum University of the Arctic Arctic Council International Arctic Science Comittee Norðurslóðanetið

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