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Climate of the Arctic and its Role for Europe (CARE) - a European component of the international polar year

Objective

The overall objective of IPY-CARE is to create, co-ordinate and prepare a Pan-European science and implementation plan for Arctic climate change and ecosystems research programme as contribution to the International Polar Year. The Arctic has over the last 2-3 decades warmed more than other regions of the world, and the sea ice cover has decreased in the order of 10% in the same period. Climate models furthermore indicate that anthropogenic global warming will be enhanced in the northern high latitudes due to complex feedback mechanisms in the atmosphere-ocean-ice system. At the end of this century, the Arctic Ocean is predicted to be "a blue ocean" during summer time. The Arctic may therefore encounter the most rapid and dramatic changes during the 21st century, with significant consequences for environment and human activities.

Call for proposal

FP6-2003-GLOBAL-2
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Coordinator

STIFTELSEN NANSEN SENTER FOR FJERNMAALING
Address
Thormoehlensgate, 47
5006 Bergen
Norway

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Participants (19)

ALFRED-WEGENER-INSTITUTE FUER POLAR- UND MEERESFORCHUNG
Germany
Address
Am Handelshafen 12
Bremerhaven

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MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
Germany
Address
Hofgarten Strasse 8
Muenchen

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NORSK POLARINSTITUT - NORWEGIAN POLAR INSTITUTE
Norway
Address
Hjalmar Johansens G.14
Tromsoe

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AKADEMIE DER WISSENSCHAFTEN UND DER LITERATUR, MAINZ
Germany
Address
Geschwister-scholl-straße 2
Mainz

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UNIVERSITETET I BERGEN
Norway
Address
Museplass 1
Bergen

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UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIE - PARIS VI
France
Address
4 Place Jussieu
Paris

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FINNISH INSTITUTE OF MARINE RESEARCH MERENTUTKIMUSLAITOS
Finland
Address
Lyypekinkuja 3a
Helsinki

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GOETEBORGS UNIVERSITET
Sweden
Address
Vasaparken
Goeteborg

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THE SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION FOR MARINE SCIENCE
United Kingdom
Address
Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory,
Oban

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DANMARKS METEOROLOGISKE INSTITUT
Denmark
Address
Lyngbyvej 100
Koebenhavn

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ARTIC AND ANTARTIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE - STATE RESEARCH CENTER OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Russia
Address
Bering Str., 38
Saint Petersburg

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NANSEN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND REMOTE SENSING CENTER
Russia
Address
Bol'shaya Monetnaya 26/28
Sint Petersburg

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CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE (CNRS)
France
Address
3, Rue Michel-ange
Paris

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FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS
Greece
Address
Vassilika Vouton
1385 Heraklion

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ADMINISTRATIA NATIONALA DE METEOROLOGIE
Romania
Address
Sos. Bucuresti-ploiesti 97
Bucuresti

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UNIVERSITAT AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA
Spain
Address
Campus Universitari
Bellaterra (Cerdanyola Del Valles)

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INSTYTUT OCEANOLOGII - POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK
Poland
Address
Powstancow Warszawy 55
Sopot

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THE INTERNATIONAL POLAR FOUNDATION
Belgium
Address
Av Des Lucanes 17
Bruxelles

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THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
United Kingdom
Address
The Olds Schools, Trinity Lane
Cambridge

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