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NSF, with interagency and international partners, makes first round of grants to understand Arctic sustainability
Date:11/7/2013

gement entities from local and multi-national levels.

Established by Congress through the Arctic Research and Policy Act, the U.S. Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) consists of more than 15 agencies, departments and offices across the Federal government. NSF's director chairs IARPC.

The following grants were made in the first round of ArcSEES funding:

Collaborative Research: Water, Energy, and Food Security in the North: Synergies, tradeoffs, and building community capacity for sustainable futures (Sustainable Futures North)

Principal Investigators: Philip Loring, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Henry Huntington, Huntington Consulting, Eagle River, Alaska; Lawrence Hamilton, University of New Hampshire; Shari Gearheard, University of Colorado at Boulder

The Sustainable Futures North project addresses the question of whether synergies can be found among the related goals of food security, water security, energy security and resource development in the North American Arctic. Historically, development in one or more of these areas has presented trade-offs in others.

The North Slope Arctic Scenarios Project (NASP): Envisioning desirable futures and strategizing pathways for sustainable healthy communities

Principal Investigator: Amy Lovecraft, University of Alaska Fairbanks

This proposal for the North Slope Arctic Scenarios Project (NASP) involves multiple organizations and stakeholders in collaboration to explore options for sustainable development in the North. NASP employs proven and advanced approaches to engage North Slope communities in developing and analyzing scenarios visions for the future and plausible pathways--for effective strategic planning and implementation of policy.

WALRUS--Walrus Adaptability and Long-term Responses; Using multi-proxy data to project Sustainability

Principal Investigator: Nicole Misarti, University of Alas
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Contact: Peter West
pwest@nsf.gov
703-292-7530
National Science Foundation
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