On Sunday 21st October, the European Polar Board and INTERACT convened a panel session at the Arctic CircleA line of latitude currently at 66° 33′ 44″ (66.5622°) north of the Equator. It is the southern limit of the region of the Earth that experiences the 'midnight sun'.... More Assembly 2018 in Reykjavik, titled Minimising the footprint of 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,... More research. A range of experts in polar research and logistics discussed the management and minimisation of negative environmental and social impacts of research activities in the Arctic, and provided recommendations on how improvements could be made.

Read more at the EPB website or download the report below.

  • EPB & INTERACT Arctic Circle 2018 Breakout Session

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