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Forum of Arctic Research Operators

FARO aims to facilitate and optimise logistics and operational support for scientific research in the Arctic. The forum encourages international collaboration for all those involved in Arctic research.

FARO is acting as a forum for information exchange, establishment of cooperation and development of new ideas among the national logistics operators in countries with Arctic research activities.

Photos from left: 'Polar 5' Morten Rasch, Denmark - 'Oden' Thorsten Mauritsen, Sweden - 'Bell 222' Jørgen Skafte, Denmark - 'Royal Arctic Line arriving at Zackenberg' Henrik Spanggård Munch, Denmark

News

2018.07.30 | Research news

Switzerland new member of FARO

FARO welcomes Switzerland as a new member state. Switzerland is represented by Danièle Rod from the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI). The Swiss Polar Institute is based at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) with the aim to create synergies and offer services to the Swiss polar community.  SPI was…

2018.07.30 | Research news

FARO and IASC sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Forum of Arctic Research Operators (FARO) and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 17 June 2018 during the Polar2018 Conference held in Davos, Switzerland. The Parties share common goals of working internationally and across disciplines to increase our understanding of…

2018.07.02 | Research

New Chair elected at the FARO Annual Meeting 2018

Jennifer Mercer (US) was elected to a three-year term as chair of the Forum of Arctic Research Operators (FARO) at the FARO Annual Meeting held 18 June at the Polar 2018 Conference. Jennifer is from the US National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Programs. She manages programs in Arctic research support and logistics and in Arctic…

2018.06.11 | Research news

Celebrating the Arctic and 20 years of FARO

The FARO Annual Meeting 2018 will be held as part of the Arctic Science Summit Week on 18 June 2018, 09.00 AM to 5.00 PM.

2018.05.15 | Research news

The 24th International Symposium on Polar Sciences

"30 Years of footsteps in Antarctica: Looking back and looking forward"