ARCSS All-Hands Workshop Report Published

31 July 1998

31 July 1998

Dear Colleague,

Copies of "Toward An Arctic System Synthesis: Results and Recommendations",
the report from the first Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Program
all-investigator workshop, which convened in May 1996 in Snowbird, Utah,
are available upon request.

Researchers active in the first seven years of ARCSS research,
investigators from other major national and international arctic research
programs, and representatives of federal agencies conducting arctic
research met to assess the state of the ARCSS scientific enterprise,
present results, and work together to identify research priorities. The
workshop report contains priorities identified in the following three areas
related to the workshop theme, "Variability of the Arctic System:
Manifestations and Mechanisms":
o Temporal and Spatial Change;
o Environment, Resources, and People; and
o Global Change and the Arctic System.

This report also includes abstracts from the scientific presentations. The
workshop strongly emphasized the involvement of graduate students and young
investigators and many of the poster abstracts are the products of their

Copies of the report can be ordered from ARCUS (, or it can
be downloaded as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file

Wendy Warnick
Executive Director, ARCUS