When preparing for fieldwork, there are many things to keep in mind and to make decisions about. Communication and navigation are essential elements of conducting science in cold and remote areas of the world. Therefore, INTERACT and Association of Polar Early Career Scientists.... More have joined forces to initiate a collection of recommendations and handy tips. This guidebook aims at increasing your understanding of fieldwork-related communication and navigation to make your fieldwork experience safe and successful.
The book has been developed by early career scientists and station managers with the aims of providing a resource for anyone performing fieldwork at 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 research stations and elsewehere in the polar and alpine regions of the world.