Understanding the Arctic as a System

Research Projects

Past and present IARC research projects by general topic.

Atmosphere

Carbon Cycle

Energy

Fire

Humans

Hydrology

Lower Trophic

Marine Chemistry

  • Collaborative Research: GEOTRACES Arctic Section: Spatial Variability of lead concentrations and isotopic compositions in the western Arctic basins (Rob Rember)
  • Collaborative Research: US GEOTRACES PMT: Pb and Cr isotopes (Rob Rember)
  • US GEOTRACES Arctic Section: Characterization, Sampling and Analysis of the Sea Ice Environment in the Arctic Ocean (Rob Rember)

Modeling

Monitoring

Paleoclimate

Permafrost

Remote Sensing

Sea Ice

Snow

  • Development of a New Algorithm of Snow Depth and Carbon Dynamics (Yongwon Kim)
  • Estimation of Snowfall and Snow Distributions in Alaska and the Pan-Arctic (Jessica Cherry)
  • Improving Near-Surface Hydroclimate Estimation through Snow Physics/Dynamics Refinement in a Global Climate Model (Kazuyuki Saito)
  • Snow Cover and Biology in the Arctic (David McGuire)

Synthesis

Analog Forecasting of Arctic Sea Icebrett