The Transnational Access User Community consists of all previous and current INTERACT TA/RA Users, as well of those interested about INTERACT Transnational/Remote Access. The TA User Community facilitates networking and knowledge exchange and fosters communication between researchers, networking of inter-related projects, and collaboration in working together on major and widespread issues and learning from each other. Various activities take place in the framework of the TA User Community, including multiple face-to-face and on-line meetings, webinars, social media activities and a soon-to-be launched TA Ambassador programme.

Upcoming events

30 January 2018 (14:00 CET). TA User Community Webinar on Drones. The webinar provides basic knowledge on drones and their research use in 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,... environments, including the opportunities and challenges related to the use of drone technologies.The webinar topics include: Drone facts, overview and legislation, Drones in the INTERACT framework, User cases, examples and best practices on using drones in the field work, Resources, opportunities and challenges related to the use of drone technologies in Arctic environments.  Register to the webinar by 29th January by sending email to hannele.savela@oulu.fi to receive a link to the on-line webinar platform.

20 June 2018 (12:30-14:00 CET) Room A Wisshorn. TA User Community Meeting at Polar2018 in Davos, Switzerland. The public side event focuses on different aspects of Transnational, Remote and Virtual Access from characteristics of each modality to application, evaluation and implementation of access in practice. Examples from previous INTERACT TA, RA and VA projects will highlight the potential of different modalities of access over a range of disciplines and studies. The meeting will facilitate networking among previous, current and potential TA, RA and VA users, and create added value by highlighting how access can be used to address large and complex arctic system science questions, identified by international science organizations. What is the most suitable modality of INTERACT TA/RA/VA for your study? Come and learn more at the side event!

Social Media and outreach

The INTERACT Arctic Research blogs hosts several blogs contains postings from all around the Arctic! The blogs are kept by researchers conducting field work at different research stations of INTERACT network with support from Transnational Access. There will also be Station Managers blogging about their work and impressions on the ongoing summer field season. You don´t want to miss this!

INTERACT TA User Facebook group (closed) provides a direct, real-time communication channel between the INTERACT TA Users for exchange of experiences and information about current practical matters in Transnational Access, arctic reserach, and related topics.

EU-InterAct in Facebook the public social media channel of INTERACT. Like us and join the conversation!

Learn more about the research by the TA User Groups

The first 58 TA User Groups of the current INTERACT H2020 funding period conducted their field work with support from INTERACT TA/RA in s/s 2017 and a/w 2017-18. Learn more about the projects and the research they are doing from the on-line Project Summary Reports (in construction).

Find the publications by the TA User Groups

Various publications are in preparation by the TA User Groups as a result from the TA and RA to the INTERACT stations. From here you can find the listing of the published articles to learn more (in construction).

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