Understanding the Arctic as a System

Permafrost thaw and methane release from Arctic lakes

Friday, February 24, 2017| 9:30-10:30 am, 401 Akasofu- Katey Walter Anthony will present a relatively new discovery that permafrost thaw lakes have a natural process that mitigates greenhouse gas losses, and over the long term can lead to net climate cooling.

IARC 2016 Annual Report published

The team of IARC researchers, staff, and students is excited to share this selection of notable activities and achievements with you. Message from IARC Director Hajo Eicken Personally, I am honored and happy to serve in my new role as IARC Director, starting in the spring of last year. The transition from my appointment as…

IARC’s Lawson Brigham pushes Arctic shipping safety forward

Lawson Brigham is a distinguished professor of geography and Arctic Policy at IARC. He’s also a former Coast Guard icebreaker captain and maritime-law expert who has spent the last 25 years helping work toward the recent adoption of the Polar Code by the International Maritime Organization and international shippers from many nations.