A benefit provided by an ecosystem that humans enjoy, such as clean water, healthy soils or prevention of erosion. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment identified the following groups of ecosystem services:

  • Provisioning services (e.g. food, freshwater, wood)
  • Regulating services (e.g. climate regulation, flood regulation, water purification)
  • Supporting services (e.g. soil formation, nutrient cycling)
  • Cultural services (e.g. places for recreation, spiritual wellbeing).
  • > Barrow Arctic Research Center/Environmental Observatory

    Field Sites

    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Barrow ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic

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  • > Toolik Field Station

    Field Sites

    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Toolik Field Station (TFS) belongs to the Institute of ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural

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  • > Arctic DTU Research Station

    Field Sites

    STATION NAME AND OWNER ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas

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  • > AWIPEV Arctic Research Base

    Field Sites

    STATION NAME AND OWNER AWIPEV ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as

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  • > Netherlands’ Arctic Station

    Field Sites

    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Netherlands ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic

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  • > CNR Arctic Station “Dirigibile Italia”

    Field Sites

    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Italian ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic

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  • > Kevo Subarctic Research Station

    Field Sites

    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Kevo SubarcticThe area immediately south of the Arctic circle. Generally, subarctic regions fall between 50°N and 70°N latitude, depending on local

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  • > Call for Sessions at International Arctic Change Conference 2017, Quebec City, Canada

    News

    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

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  • > Extreme weather

    Unpredictable Arctic – extreme weather events The objective of this work package is to document and improve awareness of the many consequences of extreme weather

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