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New Web Resource

ARCUS announces a new webpage, "Conducting Research with Northern Communities"— a compilation of documented practices and resources for productive, respectful relationships between researchers and community members.

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Defend Arctic Research

The ARCUS Board has approved a new and urgent initiative to engage with Members of Congress involved in Federal Arctic research appropriations and their staffs to promote the value of Arctic research to the U.S., and to encourage them to sustain or increase funding levels in this vital field.

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Arctic Research Seminars

The ARCUS Arctic Research Seminar Series brings some of the leading Arctic researchers to Washington, D.C. to share in person and via webinar the latest findings and what they mean for decision-making. The seminars are open, and will be of interest to Federal agency officials, Congressional staff, NGOs, associations, researchers, and the public. Registration is now available for the live seminar as well as streaming via webinar.

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Latest Witness the Arctic

The Fall 2017 issue of Witness the Arctic includes news about the NSF Vision for Research Support and Logistics at Summit Stations; Arctic Social Science research on Alaska Native Elderly health; Sea Ice Prediction Network activities; the Study of Environmental Arctic Change program’s syntheses and communication efforts; a workshop on relationships between research and Alaskan Indigenous communities; the newly-released map for the Agreement to Enhance International Arctic Scientific Cooperation; an international workshop on maritime traffic in the Bering Strait; IARPC and the Polar Research Board activities; the 2017 Joint Science Education Project, international activities at IASC, the Year of Polar Prediction project, and the Greenland Ecological Monitoring Program; recent ARCUS activities; and comments from ARCUS Executive Director, Robert Rich.

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PolarTREC Update

PolarTREC (Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating) is a program in which middle and high school teachers spend 3-6 weeks participating in hands-on field research experiences in the polar regions. Learn about the latest expeditions that teachers have embarked on, watch archived videos from live events from the field, and discover how teachers are educating their classes and communities from their experiences in the field.

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