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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IARPC Town Hall at AGU on the next 5-years of Federally-funded Arctic Research
December 1, 2016

Conveners will provide an overview of the science and policy drivers, scope, and research goals of the Arctic Research Plan FY2017-2021. Continue »

Understanding and Mapping U.S. Interagency Arctic Efforts
November 29, 2016

IARPC released this "primer" to provide an overview of the many interagency activities in the Arctic arena. Continue »

Public Webinar on Ocean Research in the Coming Decade
November 23, 2016

The Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology under the National Science Technology Council (NSTC) is hosting its first public webinar for the Upcoming 10-Year Ocean Research Plan (the Plan), tentatively titled, “Ocean Research in the Coming Decade.” Continue »

New Report Summarizing the White House Arctic Science Ministerial Now Available
November 21, 2016

Supporting Arctic Science summarizes the first-ever Arctic Science Ministerial that was held in Washington, DC, at the White House, on September 28, 2016, to advance international research efforts. 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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