Arctic Observing Network

The SEARCH Observing Change component focuses on observing and documenting Arctic environmental change. Types of observing change research activities include: data rescue; improvement of observation density, co-location, and integration; improvement of coverage to close observation gaps; development of optimal observation and sampling strategies; observations of key processes and studies of feedbacks; acquisition of paleo-data over critical time periods; development of networks; development of data archival and distribution systems; and utilization of innovative and effective technology.