The International Study of Arctic Change (ISAC) convened a workshop on international cooperation in the Arctic 30 May–1 June in Fairbanks, Alaska. About 30 participants representing international arctic programs attended the workshop from countries including Japan, China, Korea, Norway, Denmark, Canada, Russia, and the United States.
The goal of the workshop was to develop a strategy for international cooperation and collaboration, and joint planning of arctic environmental change science programs and related observing activities. The workshop addressed three objectives:
The outcomes will include a workshop report and a plan of action with specific and concrete coordination activities.
For further information about ISAC, please go to: http://www.arcticchange.org or contact Maribeth Murray, ISAC Executive Director (murray [at] arcticchange.org).