JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Presentation information

[EJ] Oral

A (Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences) » A-CG Complex & General

[A-CG48] [EJ] Science in the Arctic Region

Wed. May 24, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 304 (International Conference Hall 3F)

convener:Masato Mori(Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo), Shun Tsutaki(Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), Shunsuke Tei(Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University), NAOYA KANNA(Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University), Chairperson:Naoya Kanna(Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University)

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

[ACG48-01] Expansion of research base/station in the Arctic

*Hiroyuki Enomoto1 (1.National Institute of Polar Research)

Keywords:Arctic, research sites, International scientific colaboration, international partnership

Arctic Challenge for Sustainability (ArCS) project coordinate the use of Arctic stations, research sites and facilities for ArCS colaborators and aloso Japanese researchers.
The sites are, IARC (International Arctic Research Center)/UAF and Poker Flat observation site in US, CHARS (Canadian High Arctic Research Station) and CEN (Centre for Northern Studies) in Canada, observation sites in Cape Baranocva and Spasskaya Pad in Russia, Ny-Alesund and UNIS (The University Centre in Svalbard) in Svalvard, Norway, EGRIP (East Greenland Ice Coring Project) site and GINR (Greenland Institute of Natural Resources) at Nuuk, Greenland.
These sites and facilities are available for research and training of young scientists.
The presentaion intoroduces the geographical distribution of pan-Arctic sites and their reseach targets, possible transfer to the social benefits, then discuss contribution to Japanese Arctic sciencific activities.