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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Community Engagement Events for "Ocean Research in the Coming Decade"
January 18, 2017

The Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (SOST), under the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), is requesting input on the structure and content of its upcoming 10-year ocean research plan (tentatively titled “Ocean Research in the Coming Decade”). Continue »

NPRB is seeking nominations to its Science and Advisory Panels
January 12, 2017

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) is seeking nominations to its Advisory and Science Panels for 2017. Four seats for the Science Panel and four seats for the Advisory Panel will become available on 1 June 2017. Continue »

Seminar with Craig Fleener, State of Alaska Arctic Policy Advisor
January 6, 2017

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) is pleased to announce that the next Arctic Research Seminar Series event featuring Craig Fleener (State of Alaska Arctic Policy Advisor) will be held Wednesday, 11 January 2017 in the ARCUS D.C. office or online for the webinar live-stream. Continue »

Report on the Goals and Objectives for Arctic Research 2017-2018 Released by the U.S. Arctic Research Commission
December 19, 2016

The USARC delivers a biennial report to the President and Congress outlining recommended scientific research goals and objectives for the Arctic. 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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