Recent Submissions

  • Good Practices for Environmental Impact Assessment and Meaningful Engagement in the Arctic – Including Good Practice Recommendations. 

    Karvinen, Päivi A.; Rantakallio, Seija (Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group and Arctic Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Project, Tromsø Norway, 2019)
    This report discusses the themes (chapter 3), and presents recommendations (chapter 4), while also highlighting good practice cases (chapter 5) Specific models for meaningful engagement of Indigenous Peoples are also ...
  • Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation [signed at the Fairbanks Ministerial meeting, 11 May, 2017.] 

    Arctic Council (Arctic Council, Tromso, Norway, 2017)
    Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation, signed at the Fairbanks Ministerial meeting, 11 May, 2017. The Government of Canada, the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Government of the ...
  • INTERACT Research and Monitoring Report 2020, D3.13. 2nd edition. 

    Topp-Jørgensen, Elmer; Arndal, Marie Frost; Savela, Hannele; Rasch, Morten (University of Copenhagen for INTERACT Project, 2020)
    This report is a guide for research stations and scientists working in the Arctic or boreal and alpine regions of the northern hemisphere. It provides an overview of the variety of networks and organisations that INTERACT ...
  • Cross-cultural research must prioritize equitable collaboration. 

    Urassa, Mark; Lawson, David W.; Wamoyi, Joyce; Gurmu, Eshetu; Gibson, Mhairi A.; Madhivanan, Purnima; Placek, Caitlyn (2021)
    Research centres in low- and middle-income countries are routinely circumvented in the production of cross-cultural research on human behaviour. Where local contributions are made, collaboration is rarely equitable and ...
  • Meaningful Engagement of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Marine Activities: A Reference Guide. 

    Protection of tthe Arctic Marine Environment; Arctic Council (Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME), Akureyri, Iceland, 2021)
    This Reference Guide is meant to familiarize proponents of actions or activities in the Arctic and Indigenous Peoples and local communities with good practices for meaningful engagement. It is based on the Meaningful ...
  • Meaningful engagement of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in marine activities. Part II Report: Findings for Policy Makers. 

    Protecton of the Arctic Marine Environment; Arctic Council (Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME), Akureyri, Norway, 2019)
    Indigenous peoples and local communities living in coastal communities in the Arctic have always depended on the sea for food, transportation, cultural and spiritual identity and social well-being. Increasingly, the sea ...
  • Arctic Policies and Strategies — Analysis, Synthesis, and Trends. 

    Heininen, Lassi; Everett, Karen; Padrtova, Barbora; Reissell, Anni (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 2020)
    The scientific report Arctic Policies and Strategies – Analysis, Synthesis and Trends delivers a holistic analysis of the policies, strategies, and declarations of the relevant Arctic stakeholders. It also includes new ...
  • National Inuit Climate Change Strategy. 

    Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Ottawa, Canada, 2019)
    We understand climate change in our homelands, and our leaders are responding to it. Inuit Nunangat is recognized as a global climate change hotspot, garnering national and global concern. We continue to emphasize that ...
  • A framework for co-production of knowledge in the context of Arctic research. 

    Yua, Ellam; Raymond-Yakoubian, Julie; Daniel, Raychelle Aluaq; Behe, Carolina (2022)
    The Arctic has been home to Indigenous Peoples from time immemorial. Distinct Indigenous worldviews and complex knowledge systems have been passed on from generation to generation, evolving over time in a living process ...
  • The Coastal Observing System for Northern and Arctic Seas (COSYNA). 

    Baschek, Burkard; Schroeder, Friedhelm; Brix, Holger; Riethmüller, Rolf; Badewien, Thomas H.; Breitbach, Gisbert; Brügge, Bernd; Colijn, Franciscus; Doerffer, Roland; Eschenbach, Christiane; Friedrich, Jana; Fischer, Philipp; Garthe, Stefan; Horstmann, Jochen; Krasemann, Hajo; Metfies, Katja; Merckelbach, Lucas; Ohle, Nino; Petersen, Wilhelm; Pröfrock, Daniel; Röttgers, Rüdiger; Schlüter, Michael; Schulz, Jan; Schulz-Stellenfleth, Johannes; Stanev, Emil; Staneva, Joanna; Winter, Christian; Wirtz, Kai; Wollschläger, Jochen; Zielinski, Oliver; Ziemer, Friedwart (2017)
    The Coastal Observing System for Northern and Arctic Seas (COSYNA) was established in order to better un derstand the complex interdisciplinary processes of northern seas and the Arctic coasts in a changing environment. ...
  • What does the Polar Code mean for ship safety? 

    International Maritime Organization (International Maritime Organization, London, UK, 2017)
    The aim is to provide for safe ship operation and the protection of the Polar environment by addressing risks present in Polar waters and not adequately mitigated by other instruments
  • Effects of Measuring Devices and Sampling Strategies on the Interpretation of Monitoring Data for Long-Term Trend Analysis. 

    Fischer, P.; Dietrich, P.; Achterberg, E.P.; Anselm, N.; Anselm, N.; Brix, H.; Bussmann, I.; Eickelmann, L.; Flöser, G.; Friedrich, M.; Rust, H.; Schütze, C.; Koedel, U. (2021)
    A thorough and reliable assessment of changes in sea surface water temperatures (SSWTs) is essential for understanding the effects of global warming on long-term trends in marine ecosystems and their communities. The ...
  • INTERACT Research and Monitoring Report 2020. D3.13. 2nd edition 

    Topp-Jørgensen, Elmer; Arndal, Marie Frost; Savela, Hannele; Rasch, Morten (INTERACT Consortium, 2020)
    The Arctic is still an understudied part of the world, and restricted access or lack of infrastructure makes arctic research more complicated than elsewhere. Coordinating activities, implementing standards and data ...
  • Prevalence of heavy fuel oil and black carbon in Arctic shipping, 2015 to 2025. 

    Comer, Bryan; Olmer, Naya; Mao, Xiaoli; Roy, Biswajoy; Rutherford, Dan (International Council on Clean Transportation, Washington D.C.., 2017)
    Dwindling sea ice is opening new shipping routes through the Arctic, with shipping activity expected to increase with oil and gas development and as ships take advantage of shorter trans-Arctic routes from Asia to Europe ...
  • Using local ecological knowledge as evidence to guide management: A community-led harvest calculator for muskoxen in Greenland. 

    Cuyler, Christine; Daniel, Colin J.; Enghoff, Martin; Levermann, Nette; Møller-Lund, Nuka; Hansen, Per N.; Damhus, Ditlev; Danielsen, Finn (2020)
    Indigenous people manage or have tenure rights on over a quarter of the world's land surface. While there is growing interest in “evidence-based” natural resource management, there are few documented experiences with ...
  • Evaluation of proposed common standards for benthos monitoring in the Arctic-Atlantic – pilot study in Greenland (INAMon). 

    Blicher, Martin E.; Hammeken Arboe, Nanette (Pinngortitaleriffik, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Nuuk, Greenland, 2017)
    In 2015, the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources realized a concept for long-term and large-scale monitoring of marine bottom-living invertebrate fauna (benthos) in the Arctic-Atlantic as part of the international ...
  • Knowledge for a sustainable Arctic, 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial Report, 08–09 May 2021 | Tokyo, Japan. 

    Baeseman, Jenny; ASM3 Science Advisory Board; Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, Sports and Technology (Japan); Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (Iceland) (Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2021)
    To strengthen international cooperation and respond to the severe threat of climate change and biodiversity loss in the Arctic, the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and the Japanese Ministry of ...
  • INTERACT Fieldwork Communication and Navigation. 

    Schneider, Andrea; Rasch, Morten; Topp-Jørgensen, Elmer; Frost Arndal, Marie (Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus, Denmark, 2021)
    When preparing for fieldwork, there is a wealth of things to keep in mind and to make decisions about. Communication and navigation are essential elements of conducting science in cold and remote areas of the world. ...
  • INTERACT Management planning for Arctic and northern alpine research stations – Examples of good practices. 

    Topp-Jørgensen, Elmer; Rasch, Morten; Elger, Kirsten; Vincent, Warwick (Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Enviroment and Energy, Aarhus, Denmark, 2014)
    This book is about management of arctic and northern alpine research stations. It has been produced by a group of station managers participating in the EU 7th Framework Programme Infrastructure project called INTERACT. ...
  • Retrieval of Ice Samples Using the Ice Drone 

    Carlson, Daniel F.; Pasma, Jonathan; Jacobsen, Mathias Edslev; Hansen, Mads Holm; Thomsen, Steffen; Lillethorup, Jeppe Pinholt; Tirsgaard, Frederik Sebastian; Flytkjær, Adam; Melvad, Claus; Laufer, Katja; Lund-Hansen, Lars Chresten; Meire, Lorenz; Rysgaard, Søren (2019)
    The ecological impacts of meltwater produced by icebergs and sea ice in the waters around Greenland are poorly understood, due in part to limited observations. Current field sampling methods are resource and labor-intensive, ...

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