Almost one hundred excellent photographers from the INTERACT Community participated in the INTERACT Photo Competition. We received almost 800 pictures for the nine different categories, i.e. 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 Fieldwork, Climate ChangeAccording to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, climate change is change in the climate of the whole Earth or a region of the Earth that is believed... More, Glaciers, Landscapes, Local Communities, People, Remote Field Camps, The Research Station, Wildlife and Plants. The pictures have been evaluated by an international evaluation committee, and we are now able to announce the results of the competition. Below you can see the three best pictures in each category.

The INTERACT Photo Competition has been made with the main purpose of collecting pictures for a coffee table book about 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. The INTERACT secretariat is working on the book with a planned publication late in September 2020.

Below you can only see the three best pictures in each category. We are however happy to have so many excellent photographers in the INTERACT Community, and we look forward to show you many more pictures in the INTERACT Coffee Table Book.

We are grateful to all who participated. Thank you ever so much.

Members of the evaluation committee: Carsten Egevang (chairman), Andrea Kiffer Sparrow, Andrea Schneider, Riku Paavola, Sergey Kirpotin and Morten Rasch

 

Arctic Fieldwork

Winner

Photographer Paulina Wietrzyk-Pelka

 

Second Place

Photographer: Grant Francis

 

Third Place

Photographer: Lars Holst Hansen

 

Climate Change

Winner

Photographer: Lars Holst Hansen

 

Second Place

Photographer: Andreas Palmen

 

Third Place (2 photographers)

Photographer: Martin Nielsen
Photographer: Jiří Lehejček

 

Glaciers

Winner

Photographer: Blair Fyffe

 

Second Place

Photographer: Andreas Alexander

 

Third Place

Photographer: Susan Christianen

 

Landscapes

Winner

Photographer: Marek Ewertowski

 

Second Place

Photographer: Gregory Tran

 

Third Place

Photographer: Kári Fannar Lárusson

 

Local Communities

Winner

Photographer: Kári Fannar Lárusson

 

Second Place

Photographer: Susan Christianen

 

Third Place

Photographer: Kari Saikkonen

 

People

Winner

Photographer: Susan Christianen

 

Second Place

Photographer: Susan Christianen

 

Third Place

Photographer: Helge Markussen

 

Remote Field Camps

Winner

Photographer: Jakub Pelka

 

Second Place

Photographer: Susan Christianen

 

Third Place

Photographer: Maaike Weerdesteijn

 

The Research Station

Winner

Photographer: James Bradley

 

Second Place

Photographer: Christelle Guesnon

 

Third Place

Photographer: Grant Francis

 

Wildlife and Plants

Winner

Photographer: Lorenzo Ragazzi

 

Second Place

Photographer: Christelle Guesnon

 

Third Place

Photographer: Dan Cogalniceanu

 

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