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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


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"

2017.06.22 | Research news

Polar Continental Shelf Program launch Science Report 2016

The Polar Continental Shelf Program (PCSP) has announced the release of the 2016 Polar Continental Shelf Program Science Report

2017.03.06 | Research news

Save the dates for Arctic Council's Arctic Shipping Best Practices Information Forum 5-6 June 2017

The meeting will take place 5-6 June 2017 at Lloyd’s Register Office, 71 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4BS. More information will come by end of March 2017.