University of Washington

Arctic Research Institutes

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Arctic Institute of North America
Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.
Geopolitics in the High North
International Arctic Science Committee
National Oceanic & Atmos­pheric Admin­is­tra­tion
United Nations Environment Program

Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary – To advance the study of the North American and circumpolar Arctic through the natural and social sciences, the arts and humanities and to acquire, preserve and disseminate info on physical, environmental and social conditions in the North.

, University of Laval 
– Brings together scientists and managers in the natural, human health and social sciences with partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies to study the impacts of climate change in Arctic Canada.

Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. – A nonprofit member consortium of educational and scientific institutions that have a substantial commitment to arctic research. 

Geopolitics in the High North – Research programme to develop new knowledge about actors and their interests in the High North. Led by the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, and consists of a core group of Norwegian and international partners.

International Arctic Science Committee
 – Non-governmental organization that aims to encourage, facilitate and promote leading-edge multi-disciplinary research to foster a greater scientific understanding of the arctic region.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Arctic Theme Page – Provides Arctic information and a set of reputable indicators that describe the present state of the Arctic ecosystem and climate.

United Nations Environment Program, Polar Program – Advocates for sustainable development of the Arctic via building knowledge and awareness for decision-making, participating in international stakeholder processes, and developing the capacity of Arctic peoples.

U.S. Arctic Research Commission – To develop and recommend an integrated national Arctic research policy and assist in establishing a national Arctic research program plan to implement the policy.

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