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International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic

Objective

Environmental change and particularly amplified global climate change are accelerating in the Arctic. These changes already affect local residents and feedback from the Arctic’s land surface to the climate system, will have global implications. However, climate change and its impacts are variable throughout the wide environmental and land use envelopes of the Arctic. Unfortunately, the Arctic is generally remote, sparsely populated and research and monitoring activities are more restricted in time and space than elsewhere. This limitation comes when there is a rapidly expanding need for knowledge as well as increasing technological opportunities to make data collection in the field and accessibility more efficient. INTERACT is a network under the auspices of SCANNET, a circumarctic network of terrestrial field bases. INTERACT specifically seeks to build capacity for research and monitoring in the European Arctic and beyond. Partnerships will be established between Station Managers and researchers within Joint Research Activities that will develop more efficient networks of sensors to measure changing environmental conditions and make data storage and accessibility more efficient through a single portal. New communities of researchers will be offered access to Arctic terrestrial infrastructures while local stakeholders as well as major international organisations will be involved in interactions with the infrastructures. This will lead to increased public awareness of environmental change and methods to adapt to them, increased access to information for education at all levels, and input to major international research and assessment programmes.The whole consortium will form a coherent and integrated unit working within a concept of a wide environmental and land use envelopes in which local conditions determine the directions and magnitudes of environmental change whereas the balance and synergies of processes integrated across the whole region have global impacts.

Call for proposal

FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES-2010-1
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Coordinator

KUNGLIGA VETENSKAPSAKADEMIEN
Address
Lilla Frescativagen 4a
104 05 Stockholm
Sweden

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Terry Callaghan (Prof.)
EU contribution
€ 1 227 190,22

Participants (32)

AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 1 412 335,99
Address
Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Morten Rasch (Dr.)
OULUN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 555 720,08
Address
Pentti Kaiteran Katu 1
90014 Oulu

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Arto Eljander (Mr.)
SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 250 882,35
Address
Almas Alle 8
750 07 Uppsala

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Ingrid Ragnarsdotter Jajke (Ms.)
LUNDS UNIVERSITET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 553 687,64
Address
Paradisgatan 5c
22100 Lund

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Torben R. Christensen (Prof.)
IT-UNIVERSITETET I KOBENHAVN
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 253 524,45
Address
Rued Langgaardsvej 7
2300 Kobenhavn

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Philippe Bonnet (Mr.)
JARDFEINGI
Faeroe Islands
EU contribution
€ 188 267,86
Address
Brekkutun 1
110 Torshavn

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Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Lis Mortensen (Ms.)
CLU srl
Italy
EU contribution
€ 237 885,90
Address
Via Togliatti 17/c
41013 Castelfranco Emilia (Mo)

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Luisella Bianco (Dr.)
STOCKHOLMS UNIVERSITET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 170 500,27
Address
Universitetsvagen 10
10691 Stockholm

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Gunhild Rosqvist (Prof.)
TURUN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 170 120,60
Address
Yliopistonmaki
20014 Turku

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Eliisa Särkilahti (Dr.)
HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 178 084,29
Address
Yliopistonkatu 3
00014 Helsingin Yliopisto

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Antero Jarvinen (Prof.)
LUONNONVARAKESKUS
Finland
EU contribution
€ 4 241,16
Address
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Juha Suutarinen (Dr.)
Metsantutkimuslaitos

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Finland
EU contribution
€ 37 447,87
Address
Jokiniemenkuja 1
01370 Vantaa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Mikko Jokinen (Mr.)
KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 365 987,54
Address
Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Bo Elberling (Prof.)
GRONLANDS NATURINSTITUT
Greenland
EU contribution
€ 270 000,91
Address
Kivioq 2
3900 Nuuk

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Ugarte Fernando (Mr.)
UNIVERSITETET I OSLO
Norway
EU contribution
€ 92 156,48
Address
Problemveien 5-7
0313 Oslo

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Maren Onsrud (Dr.)
NIBIO - NORSK INSTITUTT FOR BIOOKONOMI
Norway
EU contribution
€ 164 227,57
Address
Hoegskoleveien 7
1430 Aas

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Snorre Hagen (Dr.)
NORSK POLARINSTITUTT
Norway
EU contribution
€ 11 675,64
Address
Hjalmar Johannesens 14
9296 Tromsoe

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Fiona Danks (Dr.)
NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 87 878,31
Address
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
SN2 1EU Swindon Wiltshire

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Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Jan Dick (Dr.)
LANDBUNADARHASKOLI ISLANDS
Iceland
EU contribution
€ 57 057,41
Address
Hvanneyri
IS311 Borgarnes

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Thorvaldur Jonsson (Mr.)
YUGRA STATE UNIVERSITY
Russia
EU contribution
€ 161 680,88
Address
Chekhova Ul 16
628012 Khanty Mansiysk

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Elena Lapshina (Prof.)
INSITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OF CRYOLITHOZONE SIBERIAN BRANCH RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Russia
EU contribution
€ 57 980,87
Address
Lenin Avenue 41
677980 Yakutsk

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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Trofim Maximov (Dr.)
M.V. LOMONOSOV MOSCOW STATE UNIVERSITY
Russia
EU contribution
€ 61 530,21
Address
Leninskie Gory
119992 Moscow

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Yulia Zaika (Ms.)
ALFRED-WEGENER-INSTITUT HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUR POLAR- UND MEERESFORSCHUNG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 111 926,27
Address
Am Handelshafen 12
27570 Bremerhaven

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Catherine Audebert (Ms.)
University of Alaska
United States
Address
North Koyukuk Drive 902
99775 Fairbanks

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Syndonia Bret-Harte (Dr.)
UPPSALA UNIVERSITET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 96 260,40
Address
Von Kraemers Alle 4
751 05 Uppsala

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Lars-Åke Larsson (Dr.)
ATHINA-EREVNITIKO KENTRO KAINOTOMIAS STIS TECHNOLOGIES TIS PLIROFORIAS, TON EPIKOINONION KAI TIS GNOSIS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 161 940
Address
Artemidos 6 Kai Epidavrou
151 25 Maroussi

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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Kika Kalogeropoulou (Ms.)
UNIVERSITE LAVAL
Canada
Address
Allee Des Bibliotheques 2345
G1V 0A6 Quebec

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Warwick F. Vincent (Prof.)
THE ARTIC INSTITUTE OF NORTH AMERICA
Canada
Address
University Drive 2500 Nw
T2N 1N4 Calgary

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
David Hik (Dr.)
POLARFORSKNINGSSEKRETARIETET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 359 808,83
Address
C/o Lulea Tekniska Universitet
971 87 Lulea

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Ingegerd Hagman (Ms.)
BARROW ARCTIC SCIENCE CONSORTIUM INC (BASC)
United States
Address
Uic Narl Street Bldg 360
99723 Barrow

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Glenn W Sheehan (Dr.)
WORLD WILDLIFE FUND CANADA CORPORATION
Canada
Address
Eglinton Avenue East 245 Suite 410
M4P 3J1 Toronto

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Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Monique Newton (Ms.)
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme Secretariat
Norway
Address
Hjalmar Johansens Gate 14
9296 Tromso

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Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Lars-Otto Reiersen (Dr.)