Info to User Groups
You have been granted INTERACT Transnational Access. Congratulations!
From below, you can find information about the important next steps concerning your access visit. The instructions are specified station by station, so read the information regarding the station(s) where you have been granted TA, and proceed accordingly as soon as possible you receive your TA decision. First, check our Disclaimer about important liability issues. Disclaimer
After you TA visit to the station(s), Instructions on reporting of the used access, claiming of travel reimbursements and acknowledging INTERACT TA in publications and presentations are provided in the Information to User Groups booklet.
A webinar about practical matters related to TA and RA will be arranged to TA Users on 24th March at 10:00-11:00 CET (UTC+1). Link to join the meeting
Toolik Field Station
Contact Dr Syndonia Bret-Harte (email@example.com) about information on the practical arrangements of your TA visit to Toolik.
Barrow Definitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More Research Center / Environmental Observatory (BARC) Contact station manager Nagruk Harcharek (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Sonnblick Observatory Email station contact Elke Ludewig (email@example.com) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
CEN Whapmagoostui-Kujjuarapik Researchers must rapidly reserve their stay at the station (www.cen.ulaval.ca/en/reservation_01.aspx) and contact Mickaël Lemay (firstname.lastname@example.org) if they require any information. Also, the local community must be contacted to be informed of the team’s research. The station manager and educators will gladly assist the team in this first contact and in organising outreach activities with the community.
WARC The projects accepted for TA to WARC will need to obtain a Scientific Research License. For more information about this, they should visit the website at http://nwtresearch.com/licensing-research/scientific-research-license and/or contact the Licensing Coordinator, Niccole Hammer at email@example.com. It is recommended that applications are submitted at least three months before the proposed date of data collection. For Logistical Support (i.e., accommodation, lab space, equipment rental, etc.), the projects need to submit a Logistical Support Request form to the Logistics and Administration Assistant, Bessie Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org. The form for this can be obtained at http://nwtresearch.com/logistics-support. In addition to the above, the projects should contact either Bessie Rogers or Tanya Henderson (Research@auroracollege.nt.ca) to go over their plans for the field work.
Kluane Lake Research Station Rapidly reserve your stay at the station at https://arctic.ucalgary.ca/webform/make-reservation-klrs, and contact Dr Melanie Paulson and Dr Maribeth Murray (email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org) to start the practical arrangements of your group’s TA visit.
Uapishka Research Station Contact Guillaume Proulx (email@example.com) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Churchill Northern Studies Centre Contact Elijah Zimmerman (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of your visit, with a cc to LeeAnn Fishback (email@example.com).
FINI Contact station manager Lis Mortensen (firstname.lastname@example.org ) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Kilpisjärvi Biological Station For visiting Kilpisjärvi, please contact Ms Pirjo Hakala (email@example.com) at the station administration for practical arrangements related to your visit.
Pallas-Sodankylä Station Contact Leena Leppänen (firstname.lastname@example.org ) with a cc to Timo Sukuvaara and Riitta Aikio (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible for information on the practical arrangements related to your TA visit.
Hyytiälä Forestry Research Station and Värriö The area immediately south of the Arctic circle. Generally, subarctic regions fall between 50°N and 70°N latitude, depending on local climate. In other words, the subarctic is the region between the... More Research Station If your access is to Hyytiälä station, please contact Dr Jaana Bäck (email@example.com). If your access is to Värriö station, please contact Dr Kimmo Neitola (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your earliest convenience for advice on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Oulanka Research Station Contact station manager Dr Riku Paavola (email@example.com ) as soon as possible to discuss whether a research permit to Oulanka National Park is required, depending on the studied species and invasiveness of your study. The permit application process requires 3.5 months, so it is therefore necessary to clarify the issue immediately to ensure the success of your study. Also, contact Ms Raija Kivelä (firstname.lastname@example.org ) at the Oulanka station administration for room reservations and other practical arrangements related to your visit.
Kevo Subarctic Research Station Contact email@example.com to reserve accommodaiton at the station for your visit,. Importantly, contact station manager Dr Otso Suominen (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your earliest convenience in all other practical matters and questions, and to request whether a research permit application for sampling or access the Kevo Strict Nature Reserve is required for conducting the study.
Kainuu Fisheries Research Station For visiting KFRS, please contact station manager Pekka Hyvärinen (email@example.com) for practical arrangements related to your visit.
Zackenberg Research Station Projects who have been granted INTERACT TA should apply for access permit to the station or update their application at http://zackenberg.dk/access/ . In questions regarding the visits to Zackenberg, please contact the Zackenberg Secretariat, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR) Download and read the attached files, including an application form for going to GINR, the booking form for going to Kobbefjord field site, and the GINR Site Manual. The applicants should send both forms directly to the station manager Katrine Raundrup (email@example.com ) as well as contact her with any questions related to the granted TA.
Arctic Station Fill in the form at http://arktiskstation.ku.dk/english/stay/ to inform the station administration about your visit as soon as possible. You can also contact Dr Aart Kroon (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms Gitte Henriksen (email@example.com) at the station administration for advice on the practical arrangements related to your visit.
Sermilik Research Station Contact Dr Verner Brandbyge Ernstsen (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your earliest convenience for advice on the practical arrangements related to your visit to Sermilik, with a cc to Dr Aart Kroon (email@example.com).
Villum Research Station The successful projects should contact VRS logistics manager Jørgen Skafte (firstname.lastname@example.org ) at their earliest convenience for arrangements related to the granted access.
The DMI Geophysical Observatory Qaanaaq Contact Andrea Gierisch (email@example.com) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Rif Field Station Contact station manager Jónína Sigríður Þorláksdóttir (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Hrönn G. Guðmundsdóttir (email@example.com) for any practical arrangements of the TA visit. Also, fill out the station application form that can be found from https://rifrannsoknir.wordpress.com/applications/, and send it to the before mentioned e-mail address prior to the visit.
Sudurnes Science and Learning Center Contact station manager Hanna María Kristjánsdóttir (firstname.lastname@example.org) for practical arrangements related to your visit.
NIBIO Svanhovd Research Station For visiting NIBIO Svanhovd, please contact Cornelya Klutsch (email@example.com) with a cc to Snorre Hagen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the practical arrangements related to your visit.
Finse Alpine Research Center Contact the director of the field station, Dr Torbjørn Ergon (email@example.com) at your earliest convenience for more information related to your TA visit to Finse.
M&M Klapa Research Station Contact Dr Zofia Raczkowska (firstname.lastname@example.org ) with cc to Dr Staszek Kedzia (email@example.com ) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of the visit.
Khibiny Educational and Scientific Station Contact station manager Dr Yulia Zaika (firstname.lastname@example.org ) as soon as possible for visa and other arrangements of the planned visit.
Aktry Research Station, Khanymei Research Station and Kajbasovo Research Station The successful applicants should contact Prof. Sergey Kirpotin (email@example.com) and Ms Olga Morozova (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible for practical arrangements related to their visits.
Station Samoylov The field work and related investigations have to be planned in consultation with the station manager to identify overlap and synergies with other groups working on the Research Station Samoylov Island and their partners. Contact Dr Anne Morgenstern (Anne.Morgenstern@awi.de) as soon as possible for information concerning the practical arrangements related to your visit.
Mukhrino Field Station -Nymto Park Contact Mukhrino station manager Elena Lapshina (email@example.com) as soon as possible for advice on travel and visa arrangements.
Chokurdakh Scientific A type of ecosystem in which tree growth is limited by low temperatures. The origin of the word is from from the Kildin Sami word tūndâr, meaning "uplands" or "treeless mountain tract". In the northern... More Station, Elgeii Scientific Forest Station and Spasskaya Pad Scientific Forest Station The successful applicants should contact Mr Roman Petrov (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a cc to Prof. Trofim Maksimov (email@example.com) as soon as possible for practical arrangements related to their visits.
International Ecological – Educational Center (IEEC) “Istomino” Contact station manager Alexander Aurjanov (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Arctic Research Station (ARS) Contact station manager Aleksandr Sokolov (email@example.com) as soon as possible for visa and other arrangements of the planned visit.
Lammin-Suo Peat is a soil type formed from slowly decomposing vegetation. It is found in wet areas where the lack of oxygen slows the breakdown of plant matter. Peatlands are areas... More Station Contact Maria Mamaeva (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible for information on the practical arrangements related to your TA visit.
North-East Science Station (NESS) Contact station manager Nikita Zimov (email@example.com) as soon as possible for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Polish Polar Station, Hornsund The successful applicants should contact Dr Włodzimierz Sielski (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible for practical arrangements related to their TA visits.
Czech Arctic Station, Petuniabukta (CARS-PETUNIA) Contact Dr Alexandra Bernardova (email@example.com ) as soon as possible for advice on the practical arrangements of your TA visit.
Sverdrup Station The booking to Sverdrup station should be done through the system Research in Svalbard (RiS). First the user have to register a project, get it approved, and then he/she can do a booking to Ny-Ålesund and Sverdrup station. Information about Sverdrup station. Information about Research in Ny-Ålesund. Questions can be directed to the station leader: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NERC Arctic Station Projects who have been granted INTERACT TA must fill in the NERC Station application form. The form, instructions how to fill it in, and where to send the form can be found from the UK Arctic Research Station guidelines. In addition, the projects must as soon as possible register on the Research in Svalbard web site www.researchinsvalbard.no. Once registered, the project receives a RiS number which is used when making flight booking etc within Svalbard.
CNR Arctic Station, Dirigibile Italia Projects who have been granted INTERACT TA should –as soon as possible- contact the Station Management at TA.email@example.com. The projects will after that be contacted by the Station Manager for logistic and administrative issues. The Station Management will guide the projects through the mandatory registration of your project, flight reservations to Ny-Ålesund, and application for any permit that might be needed.
Adam Mickiewicz University Polar Station “Petuniabukta”, Svalbard (AMUPS) Contact station manager Krzysztof Rymer (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your earliest convenience for information on the practical arrangements of your visit.
Abisko Scientific Research Station Projects who have been granted INTERACT TA must submit a subsequent application through the station’s web application system: http://polar.se/en/abisko-naturvetenskapliga-station/ansokningsformular/. Point of contact: email@example.com.
Tarfala Research Station Projects which have been granted INTERACT TA must submit an application through the station web application system https://interact-gis.org/ . Point of contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Svartberget Research Station Please contact Dr Hjalmar Laudon (email@example.com ) with a cc to Ms Charlotta Erefur (firstname.lastname@example.org ) and Jan-Peter Nordmark (Jan-Peter.Nordmark@slu.se) for advice on the practical arrangements of your TA visit.