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UPDATE: COVID-19 Impacts on Arctic Fieldwork

NSF remains committed to being supportive and as responsive as possible to the needs of the research community in the face of challenges posed by the global COVID-19 pandemic...

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Snow piles on sea ice in the Kotzebue Sound. (Photo by Wesley Early, KOTZ – Kotzebue)
More than 200 researchers sign letter requesting more Indigenous input...

One of the National Science Foundation’s flagship initiatives for the past few years is called Navigating the New Arctic. It looks at the effects of a warming climate on Arctic communities...

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Credit: Sarah Cooley, Brown University
NSF expands Arctic investment

Temperatures in the Arctic are warming faster than nearly anywhere else on Earth. Some climate models project an ice-free Arctic Ocean in a few decades...

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