International Arctic Science Committee
(1990; Akureyri, Iceland; 24 strategic council representatives; iasc.info)
Broad interests in interdisciplinary research involving all countries engaged in Arctic research and in all areas of the Arctic.
Working groups support science-led international programs through planning and coordination, facilitating communication and access to facilities.
- Social and Human
- 7 action groups, such as:
- Indigenous involvement
- Arctic Science and Business/Industry Cooperation
- Bi-polar action group
Representative Current Publications:
- Permafrost Collapse is Accelerating Carbon Release
- Understanding the Terrestrial Effects of Arctic Sea Ice Decline
- Data about the Arctic
Leadership: Larry Hinzman (President)