Witness the Arctic provides information on current arctic research efforts and findings, significant research initiatives, national policy affecting arctic research, international activities, and profiles of institutions with major arctic research efforts. Witness serves an audience of arctic scientists, educators, agency personnel, and policy makers. Witness was published biannually in hardcopy from 1995-2008 (archives are available below) and is currently published online 3-4 times annually, depending on newsworthy events.
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With the Spring 2009 issue, ARCUS changed the format of Witness the Arctic. To provide more frequent updates and reduce printing and mailing costs and associated environmental impacts, the newsletter is now distributed online in three or four shorter issues per year, depending on newsworthy events.
Witness the Arctic | Volume 13, Number 3 - 2009
Interagency Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)
Arctic System Science Program
Arctic Natural Sciences Program
Arctic Social Sciences Program
Polar Research Board
State of the Arctic Conference
- Arctic Research Consortium of the United States
- 3535 College Road
- Suite 101
- Fairbanks, AK 99709 USA
- Phone: 907-474-1600
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Executive Director: Susan E. Fox
ARCUS is a nonprofit organization consisting of institutions organized and operated for educational, professional, or scientific purposes. Established by its member institutions in 1988 with the primary mission of strengthening arctic research, ARCUS activities are funded through cooperative agreements with NSF and the National Park Service, grants from NSF, a contract with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and membership dues. ARCUS also receives sponsorship for State of the Arctic activities from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. Arctic Research Commission.
Witness the Arctic is published periodically by ARCUS. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of NSF.
Editors: Sarah Behr and Alison York
Contributors: L. Brown, P. Collngs, R. Crain, J. Crowe, S. Das, H. Edmonds, C. Elfring, S. Fox, P. Higuera, M. Hovland, F.S. Hu, I. Joughin, G.P. Juday, A. Kerttula, P. Martin, C. Sterne, N. Swanberg, T. Swem, H. Wiggins, W. Wiseman.