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,... 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 Contact RA TA VA
ANS Abisko Scientific Research Station Sweden Magnus Augner  x x x
AKTRU Aktru Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin  Sergey Astakhov  x x
ARCST Arctic Station Greenland x x x
SVANHOVD Bioforsk Svanhovd Research Station Norway Lars Ola Nilsson  x x x
WK CEN Whapmagoostui-Kuujuarapik Research Station Canada Claude Tremblay  x
CHO Chokurdakh Scientific Tundra Station Russia Trofim Maximov  x
DIR-ITA CNR Arctic Station “Dirigibile Italia” Svalbard Stefano Ventura  x x x
CARS-PETUNIA Czech Arctic Station of Josef Svoboda Svalbard Josef Elster  x x
ECN CAIRNGORM ECN Cairngorms UK Christopher Andrews  x
ELG Elgeei Scientific Forest Station Russia Trofim Maximov  x
FINI Faroe Islands Nature Investigation Faroe Islands Lis Mortensen  x x
FINSE Finse Alpine Research Centre Norway Torbjørn Ergon  x x
GINR Greenland Institute of Natural Resources Greenland Katrine Raundrup  x x x
HYYTIALA Hyytiälä Forestry Research Station (SMEAR II) Finland Jaana Bäck  x x x
KFRS Kainuu Fisheries Research Station Finland Pekka Hyvärinen  x x x
KAJ Kajbasovo Research Station Russia Sergey Kirpotin  x
KEVO Kevo Subarctic Research Station Finland Otso Suominen  x x x
KHA Khanymey Research Station Russia x
KHIBINY Khibiny Educational and Scientific Station Russia x x
KILPIS Kilpisjärvi Biological Staion Finland Antero Järvinen  x x
KLUANE Kluane Lake Research Station Canada x
KOLARI Kolari Research Unit Finland Mikko Jokinen  x x
MMK-TATRA M&M Klapa Research Station Poland x x
MFS-NYMTO Mukhrino Field Station Russia x x
OULANKA Oulanka Research Station Finland Riku Paavola  x x x
SOD-PALLAS Pallas-Sodankylä Stations Finland x x x
HORNSUND Polish Polar Station Hornsund Svalbard Wlodzimierz Sielski  x
SAM Research Station Samoylov Island Russia Anne Morgenstern  x x
RFS RIF Field Station Iceland Thorkell Lindberg Thorarinsson  x
SER Sermilik Research Station Greenland Thor Markussen  x
SONNBLICK Sonnblick Observatory Austria Elke Ludewig  x x
SPA Spasskaya Pad Scientific Forest Station Russia Trofim Maximov  x
HEF Station Hintereis Austria Georg Kaser  x
SUDURNES Sudurnes Science and Learning Center Iceland Hanna María Kristjánsdóttir  x x
SVARTBERGET Svartberget Research Station Sweden Hjalmar Laudon  x x
SVERDRUP Sverdrup Research Station Svalbard x
TRS Tarfala Research Station Sweden Gunhild Rosqvist  x x x
TOOLIK Toolik Field Station Alaska Brian M. Barnes  x x
NERC AS UK Arctic Research Station Svalbard Nick Cox  x
VARRIO Värriö Subarctic Research Station Finland Jaana Bäck  x x
VRS Villum Research Station Greenland x
WARC Western Arctic Research Centre Canada x x
ZAC Zackenberg Research Station Greenland x x
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