About IARC projects
Projects are shorter-term research efforts involving IARC personnel and colleagues from a variety of organizations. Funding may be from a mix of federal, state, and other sources such as the National Science Foundation and State of Alaska, as well as from foundations and other grant entities. See our long-term collaborations and initiatives.
|ICEX Sea Ice Support|
The United States Navy’s ICEX, or Ice Exercise, is a biennial exercise conducted above the Arctic Circle. UAF personnel assist Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation’s support of ICEX by contributing a team of specialized subject matter experts in fields related to drifting sea ice camps.
|United States Navy||defense sea-ice|
|Ikaaġvik Sikukun—Ice Bridges|
Ikaaġvik Sikukun—Iñupiaq for ice bridges—is a multi-year research project in Kotzebue, Alaska that connects the community with scientists to understand how sea ice, ocean physics and marine mammals are changing in Kotzebue Sound.
|The Moore Foundation||indigenous-knowledge|
|Research Networking Activities for Sustained Coordinated Observations of Arctic Change (CoObs RNA)|
We will support coastal and marine food security for Arctic residents and meet research needs. We will also improve coordination among observing activities in support of shared societal benefits.
|National Science Foundation, with in-kind support from NOAA Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing Program, Arctic Institute of North America, and the Pew Charitable Trusts||food-security indigenous-knowledge|