International Arctic Research Center

IARC’s mission is to foster Arctic research in an international setting, in order to help the nation and the international community understand, prepare for, and adapt to the pan-Arctic impacts of climate change. In order to fulfill that mission, IARC is building an integrated science and service program for the benefit of all.

Key elements of IARC's science and service program program are:

  • Analysis, synthesis and communication of Arctic climate information,
  • Support and coordination of Arctic system modeling,
  • Analysis, synthesis, and provision of information on the human dimensions of Arctic system change,
  • Service as a “gateway” or Arctic Climate Science Coordination Center through the development of a center for Arctic data and information, organizing international synthesis activities, hosting project offices and international secretariats, facilitating access to Alaskan and other Arctic research sites,
  • Coordination of synthesis workshops, with special attention to collaboration with national and international scientists, institutions, and organizations.
Institution University of Alaska Fairbanks
Country United States
Infrastructure type Research centre/institute
Disciplines Environmental protection
Language of operation English
Keywords impactresearchclimate changeclimatearctic


Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact information

Hajo Eicken

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