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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Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) Announces New Executive Director
August 21, 2015

The Science Steering Committee (SSC) of the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) program announced today the selection of Brendan Kelly, PhD as its new Executive Director. Dr. Kelly will assume the duties of his new role on 21 September 2015. Continue »

Synthesis of Arctic Research (SOAR) Featured in Special Issue of Progress in Oceanography
August 20, 2015

The Synthesis Of Arctic Research (SOAR) brings together a multidisciplinary group of Arctic scientists and residents to explore and integrate information from completed and ongoing marine research in the Pacific Arctic. Continue »

Unmanned Aircraft Flights Along the North Slope of Alaska to Measure Lower Atmospheric Properties
August 13, 2015

The data collected will aid in understanding the lifecycle of Arctic cloud properties, small scale wind patterns, and the vertical mixing of air between the surface and cloud height, all of which are critical components of improving the predictability of the Arctic atmosphere and sea-ice. Continue »

IARPC Collaborations Website Tutorial for Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Members
July 27, 2015

This special website tutorial will focus on effective use of the IARPC Collaborations website for the early career crowd. It will take place via WebEx on August 26, 3 to 4pm EDT, registration required. 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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