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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

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2015.03.18 | Research news

Arctic sea ice winter maximum may be record low

Arctic sea ice coverage appears headed for a record-low winter maximum this year, and the annual melt appears to be off to a very early start, according to information from the National Snow and Ice Data Centre.

2015.03.12 | Research news

Security and Governance in the Global Arctic: Nordic and International Perspectives. MatchPoints Seminar, Aarhus University, Denmark 12 -13 November 2015

The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for policy-makers and academics to deliberate on how the security, resilience and sustainability of the globalized Arctic region and its peoples may be enhanced, and what instruments of governance may most suitably contribute.

2015.03.06 | Research news

IASC after 25 Years - A Quarter of a Century of International Arctic Research Cooperation

In the context of its 25th anniversary in 2015, IASC presents a comprehensive publication on its history from the planning process in the late 1980s until today. Printed as a special issue of the IASC yearbook, the publication compiles and analyzes the history and development of IASC and its initiatives and achievements. A short film, a collection…

2015.03.06 | Research news

Responding to a changing Arctic

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic has published its report 'Responding to a changing Arctic'. Momentous and unprecedented change is underway in the Arctic, with temperatures there rising twice as fast as the world average. This will have a massive impact on the region’s environment, ecosystems and people and presents both huge…

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FARO Secretariat

Department of Bioscience
Aarhus University
Frederiksborgvej 399
P.O. Box 358
DK-4000 Roskilde
Denmark

E-mail: faro-arctic@bios.au.dk
Telephone: +45 30783161