Hot weather in European part of Russia brings the biggest black carbon pollution into the Arctic

Authors: Dr. Olga Popovicheva, Vasilii Kobelev, Dr. Marina Chichaeva, Acad. Prof. Nikolay Kasimov Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia Aerosol station “Island Bely” is located on Bely Island in Kara sea (YNAO, North Western Siberia) (lat=73.333, lon=70.066), it was installed in 2019 https://peexhq.home.blog/2019/12/11/new-research-aerosol-stations-in-the-russian-arctic/. Researchers from Moscow State University (https://www.msu.ru/science/news/uchyenye-otkryli-novuyu-aerozolnuyu-stantsiyu-v-arktike.html) perform the long-term measurements of black … Continue reading Hot weather in European part of Russia brings the biggest black carbon pollution into the Arctic

Lectures on climate models & change, the Arctic and Finland’s policies for US Student Group

A US Student Group, focusing on climate modelling and ecosystem impacts of climate change, visited Finland – Helsinki and Lapland - in September 2019. Among other interests of the group were sustainability & resilience, human dimensions of climate change and the Arctic, as well as Finland’s climate and environmental policies. The student excursion, led by … Continue reading Lectures on climate models & change, the Arctic and Finland’s policies for US Student Group

Arctic Policies and Strategies – Analysis, Synthesis and Trends

Forth-coming The scientific report “Arctic Policies and Strategies – Analysis, Synthesis and Trends”, with new and/or emerging trends of Arctic governance and geopolitics at the early-21st century, is forth-coming. It will be launched in late autumn 2019. By using quantitative and qualitative methods the study delivers a systematic and holistic analysis and synthesis of existing … Continue reading Arctic Policies and Strategies – Analysis, Synthesis and Trends

The Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security

The Thematic Network (TN) on Geopolitics and Security is a joint network by the University of the Arctic and the Northern Research Forum (NRF), and was established and approved in 2009. The TN consists of an international group of members with diverse backgrounds and expertise. The Networks main aim is to combine the two focus … Continue reading The Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security

Calotte Academy

Calotte Academy session at the University of Lapland, 2018. Credit: Marko Junttila/University of Lapland The Calotte Academy (CA) is an annual traveling symposium and an international scientific forum in the North Calotte region of Europe. It is designed to promote interdisciplinary discourse as well as academic and policy-oriented dialogue between senior researchers, early career scientists … Continue reading Calotte Academy

Arctic Super Week in May 2019: from Rovaniemi to Shanghai

Prof. Lassi Heininen (INAR) at the Arctic Circle China Forum Professor (emeritus) Lassi Heininen, INAR at University of Helsinki & UArctic TN on Geopolitics and Security I name it a super week on Arctic affairs (or the Arctic Super Week) due the intensity of several international meetings and gatherings on the Arctic in Finland and … Continue reading Arctic Super Week in May 2019: from Rovaniemi to Shanghai