Being not only a network of research stations sharing best practices and putting scientists in the field across the Definitions 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, INTERACT is an EU infrastructure project and part of the EU Polar Cluster. The cluster merges a broad spectrum of research and coordination activities – ranging from the most up-to-date findings on Permafrost is frozen ground that remains at or below zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit) for two or more years. It forms in regions where the mean annual temperature is... More and sea ice, from enhancing observation to improving predictions, and from networking research stations to coordinating access to icebreakers. The latest EU Polar Cluster newsletter is available here and here you can find previous newsletters from the Cluster.