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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

2017.01.06 | Research news

New ‘German Arctic Office’ to act as consultant to politics and industry

The Alfred Wegener Institute is setting up the first cross-institutional centre of excellence for questions about the Arctic To be able to offer direct scientific advice to decision-makers. The office is placed at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and will be lead by the former IASC Executive…

2016.12.12 | Research news

KOPRI to hold 23rd international symposium on Polar Sciences, Incheon, Republic of Korea, 17-18 May 2017

The Korea Polar Research Institute will hold the 23rd International Symposium on Polar Sciences in Incheon, the Republic of Korea on May 17-18, 2017. The theme of the 23rd International Symposium on Polar Sciences is “Life at the extremes; resilience, adaptation and potential.”  The first circular can be seen…

2016.11.24 | Research news

INTERACT Transnational Access call open – deadline 18 December 2016

The EU H2020 funded INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) project opens a call for research groups to apply for Transnational Access to 43 research stations across the Arctic and northern alpine and forest areas in Europe, Russia and North-America. The sites represent a variety of…

2016.10.05 | Research news

IASC appoints new Executive Secretary

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) has announced that Dr. Allen Pope will be IASC´s new Executive Secretary as of 01. January 2017.

2016.10.05 | Research news

APECS International Directorate to be hosted by AWI from February 2017

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research recently announced that the APECS International Directorate will be hosted by AWI at its research centre in Potsdam, Germany for five years from February 2017.