Arctic Climate Impact Assessment ACIA

Linked with Arctic Council, and with Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme AMAP.

… The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum. The members are Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, the Russian Federation, Sweden, and the United States of America. IASC (international arctic science committee) is a non-governmental organization that facilitates cooperation in all aspects of arctic research in all countries engaged in arctic research and in all areas of the arctic region … (Homepage 1/2).  /

Mission; Background; Assessment Steering Committee;
Contact: Lars-Otto Reiersen.

Homepage 2/2: (ACIA is) an international project of the Arctic Council and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), to evaluate and synthesize knowledge on climate variability, climate change, and increased ultraviolet radiation and their consequences.

The results of the assessment were released at the ACIA International Scientific Symposium held in Reykjavik, Iceland in November 2004 …

… The ACIA Secretariat was hosted at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Funding for the Secretariat was provided by the U.S. National Science Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

ACIA Reports:

The ACIA Policy Document was prepared by the Arctic Council and presented at the Fourth Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Reykjavik, 24 November 2004.

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