Infrastructure management and operation

The links below provide information and resources, organized by region, for managing risk during fieldwork in the Arctic. We encourage all Arctic operators to inform the FARO secretariat about relevant resources to be included in the list.


Arctic Field Safety: Risk Management Resources

Alaska (USA)
Arctic Field Safety Risk Management Workshop and Report 2013
NSF Arctic Research Support Contractor

The IARPC has revised the Principles for Conducting Research in the Arctic, see 

Arctic Council - Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR)
Arctic Ocean 

Shipboard Civility - Fostering a Respectful Work Environment (Video)

Polar Continental Shelf Project Arctic Operations Manual:,

Greenland (Denmark)
Greenland institute of natural resources: Safety Manual for Fieldwork, GINR, Safety Manual of the Greenland institute of natural resources – Offices and laboratories

University of Copenhagen: Safety Manual for Fieldwork in the Arctic, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

Zackenberg and Villum research stations: Material is in Danish
Summit, Kangerlussuaq, Thule and Raven camp:

University Centre in Svalbard

International Resources
INTERACT Management Planning