Arctic Centre's research projects' field work was carried out across the Arctic during the years 2008 - 2009. Multidisciplinary research covered a wide range of topics from who owns the Arctic ocean to local relevance of climate chance. At the research staff there were even 12 nationalities at the same time.
The Arctic Centre’s research focuses on three main themes: global change, sustainable development, and environmental and minority law. Each theme group is lead by a research professor and includes a multidisciplinary team of researchers.
Examples of the Arctic Centre’s research topics 2008 - 2009:
- Assessing senses of place, mobility and viability in industrial northern communities (BOREAS - MOVE INNOCOM)
- Reindeer Forage and Supplementary Feeding in a Changing Climate
- Mining Law
- Transatlantic Policy Options for Supporting Adaptations in the Marine Arctic (TRANSFORM)
- Community adaptation and vulnerability in Arctic regions
- Change and variability of Arctic Systems. Nordaustlandet, Svalbard (KINNVIKA)
Information on the ongoing and completed research projects at the Arctic Centre you can find also from here.
Publications 2008 and 2009.
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