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.

Photo: Photo by Mary Anne Pella-Donnelly (PolarTREC 2007), Courtesy of ARCUS

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Seeking Nominations for the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame
September 29, 2016

The Alaska State Committee on Research (SCoR) created the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame in 2014 to celebrate and honor outstanding individuals who put Alaska on the map as leaders in innovation and to contribute to Alaska’s growing culture of innovation. Continue »

Resources Now Available from the White House Arctic Science Ministerial
September 28, 2016

A compilation of the outputs, media coverage, and resources resulting from the White House Arctic Science Ministerial. Continue »

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Ties for Second Lowest Summer Minimum Extent
September 27, 2016

The National Snow and Ice Data Center noted this year's minimum Arctic sea ice extent tied with 2007 for the second lowest minimum extent in the satellite record (1979-present). Continue »

Call for Abstracts and Travel Support for Boreal/Arctic Wildfire Remote Sensing Workshop
September 26, 2016

The Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) is organizing an international workshop to advance remote sensing tools and data for operational and scientific applications by high northern latitude fire ecology and management communities. 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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Membership in IARPC Collaborations is subject to approval and adherence to the codes of conduct.


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