Altogether 39 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.



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
ARCST Arctic Station Greenland Aart Kroon Aart Kroon x x
BARC Barrow Arctic Research Center/Environmental Observatory Alaska Terri Mitchell Lindsay Cameron x x
CHARS Canadian High Arctic Research Station CHARS Canada David Hik Aynslie Ogden x x
CEN WK CEN Whapmagoostui-Kuujuarapik Research Station Canada Mickaël Lemay Mickaël Lemay x x
CNSC Churchill Northern Studies Centre Canada Dylan McCart Dylan McCart 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
FINI Faroe Islands Nature Investigation Faroe Islands Lis Mortensen Lis Mortensen x x x
FINSE Finse Alpine Research Centre Norway Jens Haga Torbjørn Ergon 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
KFRS Kainuu Fisheries Research Station Finland Pekka Hyvärinen Pekka Hyvärinen x x x
KEVO Kevo Subarctic Research Station Finland Otso Suominen Otso Suominen x x x
KILPIS Kilpisjärvi Biological Station Finland Anu Ruhomaki Anu Ruhomaki x x
KLUANE Kluane Lake Research Station Canada Kim Hatcher Melanie Paulson Kim Hatcher x x
MMK-TATRA M&M Klapa Research Station Poland Zofia Rączkowska Staszek Kędzia x x
SVANHOVD NIBIO Svanhovd Research Station Norway Snorre Hagen Cornelya Klutsch x x x
SVERDRUP Ny-Ålesund Research Station – Sverdrup Svalbard, Norway Ingrid Kjerstad 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
RFS RIF Field Station Iceland Pedro Rodrigues Pedro Rodrigues x x
SER Sermilik Research Station Greenland Anders Bjork Anders Bjork x
SONNBLICK Sonnblick Observatory Austria Elke Ludewig Elke Ludewig x x 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 Annika Granebeck Nina Kirchner Per Holmlund x x x
QAANAAQ The DMI Geophysical Observatory Qaanaaq Greenland Steffen Olsen Steffen Olsen x x
TOOLIK Toolik Field Station Alaska Syndonia Bret-Harte Syndonia Bret-Harte Skye Greer x x x
UAPISHKA UAPISHKA RESEARCH STATION Canada Charles Gignac Marianne Valcourt x
NERC AS UK Arctic Research Station Svalbard, Norway Iain Rudkin Nicola Munro x
VARRIO Värriö Subarctic Research Station Finland Jaana Bäck Mikko Sipila Mikko Sipila x x x
VRS Villum Research Station Greenland Henrik Skov Jørgen Skafte x x
WARC Western Arctic Research Centre Canada Joel McAlister Erika Hille x x
ZAC Zackenberg Research Station Greenland Marcin Jackowicz-Korczynski Zackenberg Secretariat x x
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