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Headlines : Arctic Program

June 2, 2017

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

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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.

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July 1, 2016

Scientists begin planning discussions for Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program

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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.

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May 11, 2016

NPRB announces funding decisions for Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program

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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).

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February 12, 2016

Solicitation for Data Management Contract for Arctic Program

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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

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May 21, 2015

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

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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

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May 13, 2015

Board Approves Call for Arctic Program Pre-Proposals

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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. 

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June 4, 2014

Arctic Conceptual Model workshop report available

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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.

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May 12, 2014

Development and Initiation of NPRB Arctic Program

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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.

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November 25, 2013

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

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

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November 19, 2013

Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis will be completed in June 2014

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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.

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