Arctic Research Plan 2017–2021

In December 2016, the Executive Office of the President released IARPC’s Arctic Research Plan: FY2017–2021 to advance research in areas of common interest to IARPC Agencies. The IARPC 5-year plan was drafted with contributions from all IARPC agencies and reviewed by the public. It intentionally builds on the strong intellectual accomplishments and ideas of the research community at the Federal, State, local, and tribal levels as well as inclusion of ideas from the academic community, non-governmental organizations, and industry. Introduction and background »

Nine research goals informed national policy and benefited significantly from interagency coordination

These research goals did not encompass all federal Arctic research activities that occurred from 2017 to 2021. Many important investigations outside the scope of this plan were conducted within individual agencies or through other interagency collaborations.