The 2014 annual FARO meeting took place in Helsinki, Finland Saturday 5 April 9:00 - 17:30 during the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2014.
Information from the countries:
Japan (Hiroyuki Enomoto) see next section
Russia - Sergey Primiakov was not able to attend the meeting but sent the following two presentations ‘AARI’s Arctic activities' and 'Russia in increments is building up the infrastructure for scientific research support in the Arctic'
Presentation of ‘Third International Conference on Arctic Research Planning (ICARP III)’ by Volker Rachold, IASC
Presentation of ‘RV Lance freeze?in’ by Harald Steen, Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Presentation of ‘COMNAP’ by Heinz Miller, COMNAP
Presentation of 'The Ice Diminishing Arctic: Atmospheric, Ice, Ocean and Ecosystem Observations-Pacific Arctic Group and FARO Proposal' by Kathleen Crane, NOAA, USA
Presentation of ‘INTERACT II’ by Morten Rasch, Aarhus University, Denmark
Presentation of ‘The Japanese Arctic program and ASSW 2015’ by Hiroyuki Enomoto, National Institute of Polar Research, Japan
Presentation of 'An Integrated Earth Observing System for Svalbard by Cynan Ellis?Evans, SIOS Steering Board
Presentation of 'ARICE’ and ‘EUROFLEETS 2’ by Nicole Biebow, AWI, Germany
Presentation of ‘The Pacific Arctic Group 2014 Updates’ by Jackie Grebmeier, PAG
Presentation of ‘MOSAiC’ by Heinz Miller, AWI, Germany
Presentation of 'Arctic Circle' by Cynan Ellis?Evans, NERC, UK
Pacific Arctic Group/Distributed Biological Observatory 2014 cruise plan