The Department of Geoscience of Aarhus University, Denmark, is looking for two postdoctoral researchers working with marine sediments of the (sub-)Arctic region.

Nine nations and the European Union have reached a deal to place the central Arctic Ocean (CAO) off-limits to commercial fishers for at least the next 16 years.

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AIAS is pleased to announce that we have up to 15 AIAS-COFUND II Marie Curie fellowships available at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, AIAS, for talented junior and senior researchers from all academic disciplines.

The application deadline is 24 January 2018.

The course is designed to give the participants an in-depth understanding of climate related changes in the Arctic and their cascading effects from the physical system to societal consequences.

The AMAP assessment “Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) 2017” has today been released and is available as an electronic version on the AMAP web: http:/

The SWIPA 2017 assessment is the fourth AMAP assessment addressing Arctic climate issues and is a direct follow up to the first Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA).


Twenty years of Arctic research can help scientists around the world better understand climate and environment change.

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World leaders and activists are gathering in Germany this week to decide how to implement the Paris Climate Accord.

LANCASTER SOUND, NUNAVUT — From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren — a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer.

Manitoba's proposed carbon tax scheme doesn't go far enough to deter fossil fuel consumption. That's the view of renowned Arctic sea-ice researcher and University of Manitoba professor David Barber.