Altogether 43 research stations located in the ArcticDefinitions 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 and northern forest and alpine areas offer Transnational Access in INTERACT. You can find a listing of these stations and the access they offer from the table below.

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 INTERACT Transnational Access Coordinator Hannele Savela or relevant station managers.

Short name Station Country SM Contact TA/RA contact RA TA VA
ANS Abisko Scientific Research Station Sweden Magnus Augner 2 x x x
AKTRU Aktru Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin Sergey Astakhov 1 x x
ARCST Arctic Station Greenland, Denmark Morten Rasch 9 x x x
WK CEN Whapmagoostui-Kuujuarapik Research Station Canada 1 x
CHO Chokurdakh Scientific Tundra Station Russia Trofim Maximov 4 x
DIR-ITA CNR Arctic Station “Dirigibile Italia” Svalbard, Norway Luigi D'Acqui 1 x x x
CARS-PETUNIA Czech Arctic Station of Josef Svoboda Svalbard, Norway 1 9 x x
ECN CAIRNGORM ECN Cairngorms UK Christopher Andrews 7 x
ELG Elgeei Scientific Forest Station Russia Trofim Maximov 4 x
FINI Faroe Islands Nature Investigation Faroe Islands, Denmark Lis Mortensen 7 x x
FINSE Finse Alpine Research Centre Norway Torbjørn Ergon 1 x x
GINR Greenland Institute of Natural Resources Greenland, Denmark Katrine Raundrup 8 x x x
HYYTIALA Hyytiälä Forestry Research Station (SMEAR II) Finland Jaana Bäck 2 x x x
KFRS Kainuu Fisheries Research Station Finland Pekka Hyvärinen 2 x x x
KAJ Kajbasovo Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin 3 x
KEVO Kevo Subarctic Research Station Finland Otso Suominen 2 x x x
KHA Khanymey Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin 3 x
KHIBINY Khibiny Educational and Scientific Station Russia Yulia Zaika 9 x x
KILPIS Kilpisjärvi Biological Staion Finland Antero Järvinen 2 x x
KLUANE Kluane Lake Research Station Canada Michael Moloney 1 x
KOLARI Kolari Research Unit Finland Mikko Jokinen 2 x x
MMK-TATRA M&M Klapa Research Station Poland Zofia Rączkowska 1 x x
MFS-NYMTO Mukhrino Field Station Russia Elena D. Lapshina 1 x x
SVANHOVD NIBIO Svanhovd Research Station Norway Snorre Hagen 9 9 x x x
OULANKA Oulanka Research Station Finland Riku Paavola 2 x x x
SOD-PALLAS Pallas-Sodankylä Stations Finland Timo Sukuvaara 1 x x x
HORNSUND Polish Polar Station Hornsund Svalbard, Norway Wlodzimierz Sielski 1 x
SAM Research Station Samoylov Island Russia Anne Morgenstern 4 1 x x
RFS RIF Field Station Iceland Hrönn G. Guðmundsdóttir Jónína Sigríður Þorláksdóttir 1 1 x
SER Sermilik Research Station Greenland, Denmark Aart Kroon 9 x
SONNBLICK Sonnblick Observatory Austria Elke Ludewig 3 x x
SPA Spasskaya Pad Scientific Forest Station Russia Trofim Maximov 4 x
HEF Station Hintereis Austria Georg Kaser 1 x
SUDURNES Sudurnes Science and Learning Center Iceland Hanna María Kristjánsdóttir 7 x x
SVARTBERGET Svartberget Research Station Sweden Hjalmar Laudon 1 9 x x
SVERDRUP Sverdrup Research Station Svalbard, Norway Christina Pedersen 9 x
TRS Tarfala Research Station Sweden Gunhild Rosqvist 1 x x x
TOOLIK Toolik Field Station Alaska, USA Syndonia Bret-Harte 1 1 x x
NERC AS UK Arctic Research Station Svalbard, Norway Nick Cox 9 x
VARRIO Värriö Subarctic Research Station Finland Jaana Bäck 2 x x
VRS Villum Research Station Greenland, Denmark Henrik Skov 1 x
WARC Western Arctic Research Centre Canada Joel McAlister 1 x x
ZAC Zackenberg Research Station Greenland, Denmark Jørgen Skafte 9 x x
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