University Centre in Svalbard



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Integrated Arctic observation system
01/12/2016 - 30/11/2021

The overall objective of INTAROS is to develop an integrated Arctic Observation System (iAOS) by extending, improving and unifying existing systems in the different regions of the Arctic. INTAROS will have a strong multidisciplinary focus, with tools for integration of data fr...


International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic
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INTERACT aims for a geographically comprehensive and excellent state-of-the-art terrestrial research infrastructure throughout the Arctic and adjoining forest and alpine regions to identify environmental change, to facilitate understanding and prediction of future change and t...


DEFROST Nordic Centre of Excellence
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The recent years have seen a number of dramatic changes in the Arctic cryosphere. Some of these changes have exceeded the most aggressive projections, such as the record melt of sea ice in summer 2007, the major melt off around the edges of the Greenland Ice Sheet and extensive a...

Changing Permafrost in the Arctic and its Global Effects in the 21st Century
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Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System - Preparatory
Phase
01/10/2010 - 30/09/2013
Environmental change and climate change in particular, are expected to be most pronounced in the polar regions. For this reason, a multi-disciplinary research infrastructure covering all important elements of the coupled Earth System in the Arctic
is a very valuable tool to ...

Developing Arctic Modelling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies
01/12/2005 - 31/05/2010
All state-of-the-art climate models predict that the perennial sea-ice of the Arctic Ocean will disappear within a few decades or less. Important questions remain as to whether this expectation is justified, and if so when this change will take place and what effect it will have ...


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