Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research

Founding Year: 1951



James W. C. White (Director)

Is a research institute dedicated to developing “scientific knowledge of physical and biogeochemical environmental processes at local, regional, and global scales.” It applies this knowledge to improve society’s awareness and understanding of natural and anthropogenic environmental change.”




Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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