Call for Registration
Bering Strait Regional Research Coordination Community Call

Wednesday, 8 May 2024
9:00-11:00 a.m. AKDT
Online via Zoom

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Join us for an open Arctic research community call on Wednesday, 8 May 2024, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. AKDT, focused on Bering Strait Regional Research Coordination.

This open meeting will offer an important opportunity for all researchers involved in the Bering Strait region to connect, share updates, and explore collaborative approaches to boost regional research efforts. During the call, you'll hear brief presentations showcasing active projects, networks, and coordination activities in the region.

Featured projects and participants will include:

  • Kaare Sikuaq Erickson, Ikaagun Engagement
    • Projects: Rising Voices Changing Coasts & Arctic Watch
  • Christina Poleacovschi, Iowa State University
    • Project: Building Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change in Alaska Native Communities by Reducing Health Risks from Water Infrastructure, Quality, and Security
  • Katy Smith, National Science Foundation (Contractor)
    • IARPC Field Operations Community of Practice discussing 2024 planned research vessel movements
  • Tonia Osborne, Nome Resident & Arctic Indigenous Scholar Program Alumna
    • Perspectives on working with communities in the region
  • Stacey Lucason, Kawerak
    • Kawerak-Region Tribal Research Protocols, Guidelines, Expectations & Best Practices
  • Aaron Poe, Northern Latitudes Partnership
    • Northern Latitudes Partnerships (including the Western Alaska Partnership and Aleutian Bering Sea Initiative)
  • Lisa Sheffield Guy, Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.
    • Projects: Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook and a report our on the information collected at a session focused on Bering Strait Regional Research Coordination at the Navigating the New Arctic Annual Community Meeting

If you are interested in sharing a project update during this meeting or a future community call, please reach out to Brit Myers at brit [at] You can also submit a written project update using our online form, which will be compiled and shared publicly by ARCUS staff to boost awareness and foster networking.

Group discussion for the call will focus on strategies for enhancing research coordination and outreach, particularly among NSF-funded projects. Additionally, we will touch upon the new NSF proposal requirements for tribal consultation, set to begin in May 2024.

For Zoom login information, register at:…

To submit a written research project update, go to:…

For more information, contact:
Brit Myers, ARCUS
Email: brit [at]