Arctic Program Begins Sampling June 9 — Connect Via Arctic Blog & Social Media

Jun 2, 2017 by Brendan

The North Pacific Research Board’s Arctic Program will begin field collection aboard R/V Sikuliaq on June 9th—the first of several research cruises planned during spring, summer, and fall seasons of 2017-2019.

Scientists begin planning discussions for Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program

Jul 1, 2016 by Brendan

The Principal Investigators (PIs) of the Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (IERP) convened in Anchorage June 21-23 to initiate conversations about integrating their respective projects.

NPRB announces funding decisions for Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program

May 11, 2016 by Danielle

North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) and funding partners Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Collaborative Alaskan Arctic Studies Program (CAASP, formerly the North Slope Borough/Shell Baseline Studies Program), and Office of Naval Research Marine Mammal and Biology Program are pleased to announce funding decisions for the Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (IERP).

Solicitation for Data Management Contract for Arctic Program

Feb 12, 2016 by Danielle

NPRB announces a solicitation for proposals for data management for the Arctic Program. The proposal deadline is March 18, 2016 by 4:00 PM Alaska time. For more information see the full solicitation

North Pacific Research Board announces the release of the Arctic Program Request for Pre-proposals

May 21, 2015 by Danielle

North Pacific Research Board is launching an Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program in partnership with several collaborating organizations and agencies. NPRB and funding partners seek to develop a coordinated, collaborative program to fund science that will improve our understanding of Arctic marine ecosystems. The program aims to

Board Approves Call for Arctic Program Pre-Proposals

May 13, 2015 by Brendan

During the North Pacific Research Board’s (NPRB) recent spring meeting, the board decided to move forward with a pre-proposal process for an integrated Arctic marine research program. The Arctic Program represents the third Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (IERP) that NPRB has launched since its inception. 

Arctic Conceptual Model workshop report available

Jun 4, 2014 by Danielle

An Arctic Conceptual Model workshop co-sponsored by NPRB was held April 30 - May 2, 2013 and the workshop report is available here. The recommended citation for this report is: Dickson, D. (Editor). 2014. Developing a Conceptual Model of the Arctic Marine Ecosystem. Workshop report, North Pacific Research Board, 92p.

Development and Initiation of NPRB Arctic Program

May 12, 2014 by Abby

At its most recent board meeting, the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) formalized its intention to commit $6 million towards the development of an integrated Arctic research program. This allocation of additional funding represents NPRB’s commitment to the region as a priority area for continued research.

Arctic Ecosystem Perspectives: A Panel Discussion at the 2014 Alaska Marine Science Symposium

Nov 25, 2013 by Danielle

Join the discussion about Arctic marine research at the Alaska Marine Science Symposium on January 21 from 4:00-6:00 pm.

Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis will be completed in June 2014

Nov 19, 2013 by Danielle

A synthesis of existing information about the marine ecosystem in the Bering Strait and Chukchi and Beaufort Seas will be completed this summer. Click here to learn more.