The Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium (ARICE) and Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS, invited for a webinar on opportunities for educators and scientists on May 5th, 14-15:30 GMT. 

ARICE General Assembly 2020

The ARICE General Assembly 2020 that was to be held 25-26 March in Akureyri, Iceland has been moved to online meetings due to the international outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. More information on the arrangement and agenda will come soon.


An announcement regarding the Arctic Science Summit Week 2020: Arctic Science Summit Week 2020 will be held only onlineTo be 100% clear – there will be no in-person ASSW2020 meeting in Akureyri and we advise you to change your travel reservations and plans accordingly.

Figure from the article on Meereisportal

An article written by Helge Goessling (AWI), Axel Schweiger (Univ. Washington), Thomas Krumpen (AWI), and the Sea Ice Drift Forecast Experiment team (SIDFEx Team) “A Stone´s Throw Away from the North Pole“ on drifting through the ice on the MOSAiC expedition was recently published on

Arctic Science Summit Week

A workshop on International Access to research infrastructure in the Arctic organized by the Forum of Arctic Research Operators (FARO), in coordination with the EU projects ARICE and INTERACT, will take place on 29 March 2020.

GO-WEST expedition route

The Go-West expedition (Sea-ice association of Polar cod and its prey in the western Arctic Ocean) funded by ARICE took place on board the RV Sikuliaq in a joint cruise supporting both the Go-West and the CODA (Coastal Ocean Dynamics in the Arctic) expeditions from 6 November to 2 December 2019.

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