Accelerating the pace of Arctic research

Collaboration fosters creativity. Through IARPC (Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee) Collaborations, scientists from Federal, State, academic, NGO, and industry organizations find talent, share their work, and team up to solve hard problems.

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The Arctic Water Resources Vulnerability Index (AWRVI)
June 30, 2015

An Integrated Assessment Tool for Community Resilience and Vulnerability with Respect to Freshwater Continue »

North Pacific Research Board Arctic Request For Proposals Teleconference Recording and List of Interested Parties Available for Download
June 23, 2015

North Pacific Research Board recently released a call for pre-proposals for an Arctic ecosystem program and held an informational teleconference on May 28 with over 120 callers participating. Continue »

NSF Announcement: Arctic Observing Network Program Director Appointed
June 9, 2015

Dr. William Ambrose will begin service as new Program Director of the Arctic Observing Network program in the Arctic Sciences (ARC) section on 15 June 2015. Continue »

Invitation to Share Arctic Research Activities and Suggestions with the US Arctic Research Commissioners
June 4, 2015


Government agencies working together

IARPC comprises agencies, departments, and offices across the Federal Government and is chaired by the National Science Foundation. More about who's involved »

IARPC also cooperates with the State of Alaska, indigenous organizations, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, the Arctic Council, and international partners.

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Membership in IARPC Collaborations is subject to approval and adherence to the codes of conduct.


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