INTERACT has in cooperation with APECS the pleasure of launching the first ever comprehensive platform on permits and regulations relevant to scientific fieldwork in all Arctic Council member states. See the platform here.

The platform is meant as a service to scientists in their search for relevant rules, regulations and permits to do fieldwork in the Arctic. The platform includes information for the following destinations: Alaska (USA), Canada, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Svalbard (Norway) and Sweden.

For each destination the platform provides information about:

−       Short introduction to country/region

−       Cross border travel (persons, equipment, samples, chemicals)

−       Access to specific areas

−       Permits to conduct fieldwork and collect samples

−       Field instrumentation

−       Safety equipment

−       Regional/local permits

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