INTERACT is a member of the the EU 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 Cluster, which is organising a side event at Arctic Frontiers in Tromsø. The theme is Improved safety and environmentally sound operations in the Arctic Ocean
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 12:30 – 14:00 at Clarion Hotel The Edge – Arbeidskontoret 1, Tromso, Norway
- Topic 1: How can improved operational weather and ocean (including sea ice) as well as The average weather we would expect over a long period of time (seasons, years, decades). Climate varies from place-to-place across the Earth. Climate is determined by long-term (over at least... More forecast support for safer operations in the Arctic?
- Topic 2: Is co-developing new services, products and technologies for safe operations and improved joint monitoring in the Arctic Ocean the way forward for improving cooperation between ship operators, research institutions and local communities?
- Topic 3: How can we reduce the overall environmental footprint and prevent negative environmental impacts in the Arctic?
Halldór Jóhannsson: Director of Arctic Portal, Iceland. Lead of the communication group of the EU Arctic Cluster.
Stein Sandven: Director of the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Norway. Coordinator of the INTAROS project.