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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New Report Released: Climate Change in the Bering Strait Region
May 22, 2015

"Climate Change in the Bering Strait" documents climate change impacts as described by residents of seven communities in the Bering Strait Region of Northwest Alaska. Continue »

Marine Arctic Ecosystem Study (MARES) Announces Pilot Program: Biophysical and Chemical Observations Component.
May 18, 2015

Launched by BOEM and NOPP in late 2014, the Marine Arctic Ecosystem Study (MARES) has announced its first pilot field activities. Continue »

Smithsonian Arctic Spring Festival
May 5, 2015

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will host an Arctic Spring weekend festival May 8-10 to celebrate the U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. Continue »

What You Need to Know Before You Go (to the Arctic)
April 29, 2015

Heading up to the Arctic? To prepare, consult this short list that helps scientists think about standards of practice for taking students into the field, emergency notifications, financial responsibility for search-and-rescue, and more. Continue »

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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