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 by Mark Buesing (PolarTREC 2013), Courtesy of ARCUS

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Opportunity to review the Systematic Improvements of Reanalyses in The Arctic (SIRTA) White Paper
May 23, 2016

A draft White Paper which has been prepared at the request of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is now available for community review and comment. Continue »

IARPC Secretariat Travels to Alaska Seeking Input on Arctic Research Plan 2017-2021
May 19, 2016

With writing of IARPC's next 5-year Plan for Arctic Research fully underway, a trip to Alaska was in order to brief more partners and calibrate our direction with the "boots on the ground." Continue »

First-ever Arctic Science Ministerial Announced
May 16, 2016

On September 28, 2016, science ministers from across the globe will gather in Washington, DC, for the first-ever White House Arctic Science Ministerial. Continue »

Please Contribute to the Survey for the External Review of the Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON)
May 11, 2016

The purpose of SAON is to support and strengthen the development and multinational engagement for sustained and coordinated pan-Arctic observing and data sharing systems that serve societal needs. We kindly ask you to complete this 15 minute survey by June 1st. 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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