Education Join PolarTREC

Follow the upcoming Antarctic PolarTREC Expeditions. You can read about the science projects, comment on the expedition in the forum, and view photos from the field. Start here at the virtual base camp: Virtual Base Camp

PublicationWitness the Arctic

Witness the Arctic

NEW: The Fall 2013 issue of Witness the Arctic is now available. This issue includes news about the SEARCH and NSF ARCSS programs; articles about natural sciences, social sciences, data management resources, and science education projects; several agency and international updates; summaries of the Arctic Research Logistics Workshop and 2013 Arctic Forum; and a note from the new board president at ARCUS. {more}

Opportunity Funding Available

Long-term Observing Management
and Governance Discussions

ARCUS is soliciting online proposals for funding support to enable discussions related to long-term observing management and governance. Proposals will be accepted on a continuous basis until June 1, 2014. {more}

Events Arctic Calendar

The Arctic Calendar is an online, searchable calendar of major meetings and events relevant to the arctic science, education, and policy communities. It serves as a community resource for tracking and publicizing major arctic events and conferences, and to help avoid conflicting meeting dates.

Upcoming events include:

Submit an event or view the calendar here.

New Website Sea Ice
Prediction Network

Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN)

The Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN) project, which will be launched over the fall 2013, will develop a collaborative network of scientists and stakeholders to advance research on sea ice prediction and communicate sea ice knowledge and tools. {more}

Meeting AGU Meeting Rooms

Meeting space for groups working on arctic research and science education planning activities was available for use by appointment during the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). This space was provided by the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) to encourage scientific collaboration and to facilitate face-to-face meetings of opportunity. {more}

Arctic Items for Sale:
The Earth is Faster Now: Indigenous Observations of Arctic Environmental Change, Watching Ice and Weather Our Way, and an umbrella printed with a chart of the Arctic Ocean. {more}
Internet Media Archive:
The Internet Media Archive is a collection of photos, graphics, videos, and presentations now available through an online archive. {more}
Directory of Arctic Researchers:
Access this directory of more than 4000 international arctic researchers. {more}
Witness the Arctic:
A newsletter providing information on arctic research efforts and initiatives, national policy, international activities, and more. {more}
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Arctic Research Consortium of the United States

ARCUS is a 501©(3) non-profit organization consisting of institutions organized and operated for educational, professional, or scientific purposes. To achieve its mission, ARCUS frequently provides support to workshops to facilitate discussion of important arctic research initiatives, produces workshop reports to publicize researcher recommendations for arctic science priorities, and assists the arctic research community with other publications and information distribution needs. More about ARCUS.