Recent Submissions

  • Best Practices in Crafting the Calibrated, Enhanced-Resolution Passive-Microwave EASE-Grid 2.0 Brightness Temperature Earth System Data Record. 

    Brodzik, Mary J.; Long, David. G.; Hardman, Molly A. (2018)
    Since the late 1970s, satellite passive-microwave brightness temperatures have been a mainstay in remote sensing of the cryosphere. Polar snow and ice-covered ocean and land surfaces are especially sensitive to climate ...
  • Moving a Conference from Iceland to Zoom: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Arctic Science Summit Week 2020. 

    International Arctic Science Committee (International Arctic Science, Akureyri, Iceland, 2020)
    Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is an annual gathering of Arctic researchers and research organizations, convened by the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC). ASSW provides a venue for coordination, cooperation, ...
  • Negotiating Research Relationships with Inuit Communities: a Guide for Researchers. 

    Nickels, Scot; Shirley, Jamal; Laidler, Gita; Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Nunavut Research Institute (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Nunavut Research Institute, Ottawa and Iqualuit, 2007)
    Northern researchers are ever-aware of the growing expectations on them to ensure that northern communities are involved in, and benefit from, research. But what are researchers really being asked to do? How can community ...
  • The Sea Ice Never Stops: Circumpolar Inuit Reflections on Sea Ice Use and Shipping in Inuit Nunaat. 

    Inuit Circumpolar Council (Inuit Circumpolar Council, Anchorage, AK, 2014)
    This report from the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) contributes to the ongoing work of the Sustainable Development Working Group and the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment working groups of the Arctic Council. ...
  • Copernicus Marine Service for the Arctic Region: Use case book.Version 2.0. 

    Copernicus Marine Service (CMEMS) (Copernicus Marine Service (CMEMS), 2020)
    Inventory of marine applications developed for the Arctic sea region with the help of Copernicus Marine Service products.
  • Exploring the Pacific Arctic Seasonal Ice Zone With Saildrone USVs. 

    Chiodi, Andrew M.; Zhang, Chidong; Cokelet, Edward D.; Yang, Qiong; Mordy, Calvin W.; Gentemann, Chelle L.; Cross, Jessica N.; Lawrence-Slavas, Noah; Meinig, Christian; Steele, Michael; Harrison, Don E.; Stabeno, Phyllis J.; Tabisola, Heather M.; Zhang, Dongxiao; Burger, Eugene F.; O’Brien, Kevin M.; Wang, Muyin (2021)
    More high-quality, in situ observations of essential marine variables are needed over the seasonal ice zone to better understand Arctic (or Antarctic) weather, climate, and ecosystems. To better assess the potential for ...
  • Ocean Frontier Institute Indigenous Engagement Guide. 

    Ocean Frontier Institute; Dillon Consulting (Ocean Frontier Institute, Halifax, NS, Canada, 2021)
    The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) has developed an Indigenous (Inuit, Métis, and First Nation) Engagement Guide (The Guide or Guide) to facilitate efforts toward respectful and meaningful engagement with Indigenous ...
  • Adapting open-source drone autopilots for real-time iceberg observations. 

    Carlson, Daniel F.; Rysgaarda, Søren (2018)
    Drone autopilots are naturally suited for real-time iceberg tracking as they measure position and orientation (pitch, roll, and heading) and they transmit these data to a ground station. We powered an ArduPilot Mega ...
  • Ethical guidelines for the documentation of árbediehtu, Sami traditional knowledge. 

    Jonsson, Asa Nordin (Sámi allaskuvla / Sámi University College, Guovdageaidnu, Norway, 2011)
    Documentation of the traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples is becoming increasingly common; one reason for this is that such knowledge is becoming ever weaker and even in some cases disappearing. This is partly due ...
  • A method to extract fishers’ knowledge (FK) to generate evidence for sustainable management of fishing gears. 

    Deshpandea, Paritosh C.; Brattebøb, Helge; Feta, Annik Magerholm (2019)
    The dangerous effects of Abandoned, Lost or Discarded Fishing Gears (ALDFG) is documented in the literature. However, there exists an overall lack of understanding in quantifying the pollution loads of fishing gears (FG) ...
  • Manaus Letter: Recommendations for the Participatory Monitoring of Biodiversity. 

    Participatory Monitoring and Management Partnership (PMMP); Constantino, Pedro; Silvius, Kirsten; Kleine Buening, Jan; Arroyo, Paulina; Danielsen, Finn; Durigan, C.C.; Estupinen, G.; Hvalkof, Søren; Poulsen, Michael Køie; Ribeiro, Katia (Participatory Monitoring and Management Partnership (PMMP), Manaus, Brasil, 2015)
    Recommendations regarding best practices for participatory, community-based monitoring of biodiversity and natural resource use developed by the participants of the large International Seminar on Participatory Monitoring ...
  • Avalanche warning in Svalbard. 

    Engeset, Rune V.; Landrø, Markus; Indreiten, Martin; Müller, Karsten; Mikkelsen, Odd A.; Hoseth, Knut I. A. (Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, Oslo, Norway, 2020)
    Svalbard has an extensive avalanche problem and seven people died in avalanches from 2000 to 2018. To mitigate the problem, the Norwegian Avalanche Warning Service included public avalanche warnings for Svalbard on Varsom.no ...
  • Water Quality Monitoring Field Manual. 

    Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council , Science Department, Anchorage, Alaska, 2017)
    This manual is a reference tool for technicians conducting water sampling under the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (YRITWC) protocols. The YRITWC protocols were developed using the United ...
  • Strategisk næringsplan for Svalbard. Version 2.0. 

    Grimstad, Hilde; Andreassen, Tore (Multiconsult, Tromso, Norway, 2017)
    Meld. St. 32 - Svalbardmeldinga - slår fast at de overordnede målene for norsk Svalbardpolitikk ligger fast. Dette innebærer at et av de viktigste hovedmålene er opprettholdelse av levedyktig og robust norsk familiesamfunn, ...
  • A quantitative assessment of Arctic shipping in 2010–2014. 

    Eguíluz, Victor M.; Fernández-Gracia, Juan; Irigoien, Xabier; Duarte, Carlos M. (2016)
    Rapid loss of sea ice is opening up the Arctic Ocean to shipping, a practice that is forecasted to increase rapidly by 2050 when many models predict that the Arctic Ocean will largely be free of ice toward the end of summer. ...
  • Towards seasonal Arctic shipping route predictions. 

    Melia, Nathanael; Haines, Keith; Hawkins, Ed; Day, Jonathan J. (2017)
    The continuing decline in Arctic sea-ice will likely lead to increased human activity and opportunities for shipping in the region, suggesting that seasonal predictions of route openings will become ever more important. ...
  • Climate change impacts on wildlife in a High Arctic archipelago – Svalbard, Norway. 

    Descamps, Sébastien; Aars, Jon; Fuglei, Eva; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; Pavlova, Olga; Pedersen, Åshild Ø.; Ravolainen, Virve; Strøm, Hallvard (2016)
    The Arctic is warming more rapidly than other region on the planet, and the northern Barents Sea, including the Svalbard Archipelago, is experiencing the fastest temperature increases within the circumpolar Arctic, along ...
  • Modeling the temperature evolution of Svalbard permafrost during the 20th and 21st century. 

    Etzelmüller, Bernd; Schuler, Thomas Vikhamar; Isaksen, Ketil; Christiansen, Hanne Hvidtfeldt; Farbrot, Herman; Benestad, Rasmus (2011)
    Variations in ground thermal conditions in Svalbard were studied based on measurements and modelling. Ground temperature data from boreholes were used to calibrate a transient heat flow model describing depth and time ...
  • An inventory of Arctic Ocean data in the World Ocean Database. 

    Zweng, Melissa M; Boyer, Tim P; Baranova, Olga K; Reagan, James R; Seidov, Dan; Smolyar, Igor V. (2018)
    The World Ocean Database (WOD) contains over 1.3 million oceanographic casts (where cast refers to an oceanographic profile or set of profiles collected concurrently at more than one depth between the ocean surface and ...
  • ACCESS climate data management. 

    Godøy, Øystein; Saadatnejad, Bard (2017)
    Building on achievements and experience gained through the EU project DAMOCLES and international data management during the International Polar Year, ACCESS, data management was implemented using the same platform as used ...

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