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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The Arctic in the NOAA "State of the Climate in 2014" Report
July 23, 2015

The “State of the Climate in 2014” report, released on July 16, 2015 in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, compiles the most essential indicators of Earth’s changing climate from the contributions of 413 scientists from 58 countries of the world. Continue »

Apply Now to the Earth to Sky Climate Change Science and Communication Course
July 15, 2015

Meet with world-class scientists and communicators, discuss best practices about understanding and responding to changing climate, develop a customized climate program or product. Continue »

Sea Ice Outlook (SIO) and Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook (SIWO) 2015
July 8, 2015

The Sea Ice Prediction Network recently released the June Report of the September 2015 Sea Ice Outlook (SIO) as well as weekly updates from the Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook (SIWO). Continue »

The Arctic Water Resources Vulnerability Index (AWRVI)
June 30, 2015

An Integrated Assessment Tool for Community Resilience and Vulnerability with Respect to Freshwater 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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Join scientists from Federal, State, academic, NGO, and industry organizations working to accelerate the progress of Arctic research.

Membership in IARPC Collaborations is subject to approval and adherence to the codes of conduct.


Sara Bowden, IARPC Executive Secretary
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