A type of ecosystem in which tree growth is limited by low temperatures. The origin of the word is from from the Kildin Sami word t?ndâr, meaning “uplands” or “treeless mountain tract”. In the northern hemisphere, tundra is found north of the taiga belt. Usually the ground in the tundra region is permanently frozen (permafrost).

  • > Chokurdakh Scientific Tundra Station

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    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Chokurdakh Scientific TundraA type of ecosystem in which tree growth is limited by low temperatures. The origin of the word

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  • > Barrow Arctic Research Center/Environmental Observatory

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    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

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    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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  • > Western Arctic Research Centre

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

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  • > Canadian High Arctic Research Station CHARS

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

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  • > China Iceland Arctic Research Observatory

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    Station name and owner China Iceland ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic

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  • > Arctic DTU Research Station

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    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

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    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

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    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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  • > UK Arctic Research Station

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    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK, has funded the NERC ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political,

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  • > Czech Arctic Research Station

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    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Czech 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

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    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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  • > Numto Park Station

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    STATION NAME AND OWNER The Numto Park Station belongs to the UNESCO Chair on Environmental Dynamics and Climate ChangeAccording to the United Nations Framework Convention

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  • > The Arctic Research Station (former Labytnangi Ecological Research Station)

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

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  • > Siberian tundra eruptions

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    INTERACT observer station manager Aleksandr Sokolov in article on methaneA colourless, odourless gas (chemical formula CH4). Some microbesproduce methane. It can also be found in underground

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  • > INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open

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    The call for Transnational and Remote Access is now open to 42 INTERACT stations across the ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical,

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  • > Arctic blogs

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    Field season is here but not everybody can be out there. Yet there is another way to capture the feeling – by following the INTERACT

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  • > INTERACT stations in exchange program for early career scientists

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    To encourage a circumpolar research perspective and to foster future Canadian-Swedish ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives.

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  • > Tune in to the INTERACT Arctic Research Blogs

    News

    When things slow down during the summer holiday season, in arcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some

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  • > Info to User Groups

    You have been granted INTERACT Transnational Access. Congratulations! From below, you can find information about the important next steps concerning your access visit. The instructions

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  • > Accessing the Arctic

      What is “Transnational Access” within INTERACT? The INTERACT project under EU H2020 provides altogether 7800 person-days of Transnational Access (both physical and remote) in 2016-2020.

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  • > Peat

    Glossary

    PeatPeat is a soil type formed from slowly decomposing vegetation. It is found in wet areas where the lack of oxygen slows the breakdown of

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