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Flagship US Arctic research facility welcomes EU scientists
Date:6/16/2014

Two European Union scientists won an international competition to conduct research at the United States' flagship Arctic research facility in northern Alaska during the 2014 field season.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks' Institute of Arctic Biology is welcoming the scientists at the Toolik Field Station in July and August. A third EU scientist will be going to the Barrow Environmental Observatory.

"This competition is an opportunity to increase international participation and capacities for scientific exchange, access to international data, and opportunities for synthesis of arctic-related research," said Syndonia "Donie" Bret-Harte, principal investigator administering the Toolik Field Station and a plant ecologist at IAB.

The competition is hosted by INTERACT, the International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic, an EU-funded infrastructure project linking 59 circumarctic field research facilities, of which the UAF and Barrow facilities are partners. One of INTERACT's goals is to promote the training of young scientists and encourage collaboration across international boundaries.

The Alaska competition is the first time EU scientists have had the opportunity to come to the U.S. through this program.

"Because of support from the National Science Foundation, we are able to provide 30 person-days for research, which includes access to research sites, room and board, and a maximum of $9,000 for project-related travel and freight costs," said Bret-Harte. "If this trial is successful, we hope it will make it possible for U.S. field stations to fully participate in transnational access under the renewal of the INTERACT project."

Much of what is known about terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems of the Arctic has emerged from long-term research at IAB's Toolik Field Station, located on the northern foothills of the Brooks Range. Ongoing projects address the effects of climate change in th
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Contact: Marie Thoms
methoms@alaska.edu
907-474-7412
University of Alaska Fairbanks
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