The Science Communications compiles, popularizes and
communicates information on arctic issues to national and international
experts, different target groups and the general public. Our goal is to increase the knowledge
and understanding on arctic issues of the experts, decision makers and
the general public by offering net services, theme portals and library
services by utilizing the expertise of the staff and partners.
The Science Communications develops and maintains databases and portals
on arctic research, northern environments and the Barents region. We
have active cooperation with national and international partners.
Arctic Expertise in Finland publication was compiled by the Science Communications for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
The Library at the Arktikum serves tourists, researchers, students and local people. It has a
collection of literature dealing with natural phenomena, environment,
expeditions, peoples, cultures, and livelihoods in the Northern
regions, especially the Arctic. The collection also includes information
on legislation and research related to these subjects.
The Science Communications has collaborated with
organizations in other nations to develop a northern information
services. The BarentsInfo.org portal
was done together with Norwegian, Russian and Swedish parters. The
newest cooperation project is the Barents Mediasphere where the aim is to improve the cross-border communications in the Barents region.