ARICE organizes a workshop entitled "Towards an European Network of Polar Research Vessels in the Arctic", as a side event to the 31st International Research Ship Operators (IRSO) 2018 Meeting in Barcelona, Spain.
The ARICE workshop will take place on the 4th of October, 15:30-19:00, at the CMIMA-CSIC, in Barcelona.
We invite operators of Arctic research vessels (icebreakers, ice classified and ice-strengthened research vessels), representatives of institutes operating those research vessels and representatives of polar programmes, funding agencies or institutes interested in vessel operations in the Arctic Ocean to participate at the workshop.
The main aims of the workshop are:
- Discussing ways of cooperation between institutes operating polar research vessels and potential international users, making use of experiences from other initiatives
- Exploring the interest and potentials to impolement a Common European Network of polar research vessels.
Please access here the meeting description and preliminary agenda.