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Norwegian and Icelandic Institutes Lead a New Nordic Centre of Excellence for Arctic Research

Norwegian and Icelandic Institutes Lead a New Nordic Centre of Excellence for Arctic Research The Stefansson Arctic Institute, the University of Iceland, and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network are Icelandic representatives in ´ARCPATH´ - a NordForsk-funded Nordic Centre of Excellence in Arctic Research.
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New Study on Climatic Complexity

New Study on Climatic Complexity  (18.12.2015)Research on the climate of the past 1000 years has tended to focus on two periods that have come to be known as the "Medieval Warm Period" or "Medieval Climatic Optimum" and the "Little Ice Age". ...
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Changing human relationships with whales on BBC Radio 4

Changing human relationships with whales on BBC Radio 4  (24.11.2015)Dr Níels Einarsson, director of the Stefansson Arctic Institute, appeared on a BBC Radio 4 programme contributing with research findings on whale watching, changes in Arcti...
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Call for papers: 5th International Polar Tourism Research Network Conference

Call for papers: 5th International Polar Tourism Research Network Conference (19.10.2015)Conference website.Date: 29 August - 2 September 2016Place: Raufarhöfn, IcelandDeadline: 29 February 2016. More info here. Conference theme: Tourism, People...
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President of Iceland to open the Arctic Biodiversity “Through the Lens” photography exhibit in advance of the Arctic Circle Assembly

President of Iceland to open the Arctic Biodiversity “Through the Lens” photography exhibit in advance of the Arctic Circle Assembly  (12.10.2015)Mr Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, president of Iceland, will open an outdoor photography exhibiti...
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Nordic Council of Ministers - Seminar:Taking the Temperature on the Arctic

Nordic Council of Ministers - Seminar: Taking the Temperature on the Arctic (11.09.2105)Seminar in Copenhagen on 7 October 2015, with latest reports from researchers on the economy, society, living conditions and success stories in the new Arctic ...
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New publication: The New Arctic

New Publication: The New Arctic  (11.09.2015)The New Arctic, edited by Birgitta Evengård, Joan Nymand Larsen and Øyvind Paasche was recently published by Springer. See more information.
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Nansen Professorship in Arctic Studies

Nansen Professorship in Arctic Studies (12.05.2015) The University of Akureyri seeks candidates interested in contributing a year to focus their research effort on issues in the Arctic. A successful candidate should currently hold an academic posi...
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AHDR-II Summary Report

AHDR-II Summary Report  (28.04.2015)Click here for The Second Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR-II). Key Policy Relevant Conclusions and Suggestions for Moving Forward.
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New Publication: Polar Law and Resources

New Publication: Polar Law and Resources (24.04.2015)A new publication, Polar Law and Resources, was published this week and can be downloaded from the NCM page.Molenaar, Erik J. Einarsson, Níels Fitzmaurice, Malgosia Sellheim, Nikolas Neve...
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