Altogether 52 research stations located in the Arctic and northern forest and alpine areas offer Transnational Access in INTERACT in three different modalities of access (physical Transnational Access, Remote Access and Virtual Access). You can find a listing of these stations and the modality of access they offer from the table below. You can utilize our Infrastructure Matrix and Access Modality Selection Tool in identifying the most suitable stations and form of access for your research.

Information about the availability of the stations during the winter and summer and other practical information can be found from the INTERACT Field Sites or by contacting the relevant station managers.

The following stations are NOT available in the TA/RA Call for s/s 2022 and a/w 2022-23: BARC, ISTOMINO, NESS, SUDURNES, QAANAAQ.

As an exception, the access to Station Samoylov in the Russian Federation is available only for s/s 2023. Applicants to Station Samoylov, please contact anne.morgenstern(at) for details about the station’s availability dates.

Short name Station Country SM Contact TA/RA contact RA TA VA
ANS Abisko Scientific Research Station Sweden Magnus Augner Magnus Augner x x x
AMUPS Adam Mickiewicz University Polar Station “Petuniabukta” Svalbard, Norway Krzysztof Rymer Krzysztof Rymer x
AKTRU Aktru Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin Sergey Astakhov Olga Morozova x x x
ARCST Arctic Station Greenland Morten Rasch Aart Kroon x x
BARC Barrow Arctic Research Center/Environmental Observatory Alaska Nagruk Harcharek x x
CHARS Canadian High Arctic Research Station CHARS Canada Scott Johnson Adam Houben x x
CEN WK CEN Whapmagoostui-Kuujuarapik Research Station Canada Mickaël Lemay Mickaël Lemay x x
CHO Chokurdakh Scientific Tundra Station Russia Trofim Maximov Trofim Maximov x
CNSC Churchill Northern Studies Centre Canada LeeAnn Fishback Eleanor Edye x x x
DIR-ITA CNR Arctic Station “Dirigibile Italia” Svalbard, Norway Luigi D'Acqui Luigi D'Acqui Angelo Pietro Viola x x x
CARS-PETUNIA Czech Arctic Research Station Svalbard, Norway Jan Pechar Marek Brož x x
ECN CAIRNGORM ECN Cairngorms Scotland Christopher Andrews Christopher Andrews x x
ELG Elgeeii Scientific Forest Station Russia Trofim Maximov Trofim Maximov x
FINI Faroe Islands Nature Investigation Faroe Islands Lis Mortensen Lis Mortensen x x x
FINSE Finse Alpine Research Centre Norway Jens Haga Torbjørn Ergon x
GINR Greenland Institute of Natural Resources Greenland Katrine Raundrup Katrine Raundrup x x x
HYYTIALA Hyytiälä Forestry Research Station (SMEAR II) Finland Jaana Bäck Jaana Bäck x x x
ISTOMINO International Ecological Educational Center “Istomino” Russia Alexander Aurjanov Alexander Aurjanov x
KFRS Kainuu Fisheries Research Station Finland Pekka Hyvärinen Pekka Hyvärinen x x x
KAJ Kajbasovo Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin Olga Morozova x x x
KEVO Kevo Subarctic Research Station Finland Otso Suominen Otso Suominen x x x
KHA Khanymey Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin Olga Morozova x x
KHIBINY Khibiny Educational and Scientific Station Russia Yulia Zaika Yulia Zaika x x x
KILPIS Kilpisjärvi Biological Station Finland Jouni Heiskanen Jouni Heiskanen x x
KLUANE Kluane Lake Research Station Canada Maribeth Murray Henry Penn Melanie Paulson x x
LAMMIN-SUO Lammin-Suo Peatland Station Russia Sergei Zhuravlev Maria Mamaeva x x
MMK-TATRA M&M Klapa Research Station Poland Zofia Raczkowska Staszek Kedzia x x
MFS-NYMTO Mukhrino Field Station Russia Elena D. Lapshina Nina Filippova x x x
SVANHOVD NIBIO Svanhovd Research Station Norway Snorre Hagen Cornelya Klutsch x x x
NESS North-East Science Station Russia Nikita Zimov x
SVERDRUP Ny-Ålesund Research Station – Sverdrup Svalbard, Norway Helge T. Markussen Christina Pedersen x
OULANKA Oulanka Research Station Finland Riku Paavola Riku Paavola x x x
PAL-SOD Pallas-Sodankylä Stations Finland Timo Sukuvaara Leena Leppänen x x x
HORNSUND Polish Polar Station Hornsund Svalbard, Norway Wlodzimierz Sielski Wlodzimierz Sielski x x
SAM Research Station Samoylov Island Russia Anne Morgenstern Leonid Tsibizov Anne Morgenstern x x x
RFS RIF Field Station Iceland Pedro Rodrigues Pedro Rodrigues x x
SER Sermilik Research Station Greenland Aart Kroon Aart Kroon x
SONNBLICK Sonnblick Observatory Austria Elke Ludewig Elke Ludewig x x x
SPA Spasskaya Pad Scientific Forest Station Russia Trofim Maximov Trofim Maximov x
ST-HE Station Hintereis Austria Rainer Prinz Rainer Prinz x x
SUDURNES Sudurnes Science and Learning Center Iceland Hanna María Kristjánsdóttir Hanna María Kristjánsdóttir x x
SVARTBERGET Svartberget Research Station Sweden Hjalmar Laudon Jan-Peter Nordmark Charlotta Erefur x x x
TRS Tarfala Research Station Sweden Nina Kirchner Per Holmlund Nina Filippova Per Holmlund x x x
ARS The Arctic Research Station (former Labytnangi Ecological Research Station) Russia Aleksandr Sokolov Aleksandr Sokolov x
QAANAAQ The DMI Geophysical Observatory Qaanaaq Greenland Steffen Olsen Andrea Gierisch x x
TOOLIK Toolik Field Station Alaska Syndonia Bret-Harte Syndonia Bret-Harte Skye Greer x x x
UAPISHKA UAPISHKA RESEARCH STATION Canada Jean-Philippe Messier Guillaume Proulx x
NERC AS UK Arctic Research Station Svalbard, Norway Nick Cox Nicola Munro x
VARRIO Värriö Subarctic Research Station Finland Kimmo Neitola Jaana Bäck Kimmo Neitola x x x
VRS Villum Research Station Greenland Henrik Skov Jørgen Skafte x x
WARC Western Arctic Research Centre Canada Joel McAlister Tanya Henderson x x
ZAC Zackenberg Research Station Greenland Torben Røjle Christensen Zackenberg Secretariat x x
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