SFOS images
Gradinger teaching - Photo: B. Bluhm. SFOS images
The Canada Basin. Photo: R. Gradinger, UAF SFOS images
The Zoological Institute St. Petersburg , Russian Academy of Sciences ZIN (Russia). Photo from ZIN. SFOS images
The Research Icebreaker St. Laurent. Photo: R. Gradinger

Helpful Links

Educational Resources

Alaska Sea Grant (USA)
Arctic Alive (International)
Arctic Net Education (Canada)
Arctic Sea ice research (USA)
Census of Marine Life (International)
International Polar Foundation (Belgium/International)
NOAA Arctic Research Office Education (USA)
NOAA Ocean Explorer website Arctic (USA)
NOAA Ocean Explorer website: Hidden Ocean 2005
POMOR Master Program for Applied Polar and Marine Sciences (Germany/Russia)
School Project Alfred-Wegener-Institute (Germany)
UAF Museum of the North (USA)
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of the Arctic (International)
University Studies in Svalbard (Norway)

Ongoing Arctic Biological Research Projects and Programs

Arctic Coastal Biodiversity (International)
Arctic Ocean Diversity Russia
Benthic Invertebrates in Icelandic Waters BIOICE
Biodiversity and Fluxes in Arctic Glaciated Fjords BIODAFF (Poland/Norway)
Carbon flux and ecosystem feed back in the northern Barents Sea in an era of climate change –CABANERA ( Norway )
Canadian Arctic Shelf Exchange Study CASES
Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna CAFF (International)
Effects of North Atlantic Climate Variability on the Barents Sea Ecosystem ECOBE ( Norway )
International Polar Year (International)
Long-term investigations at AWI Hausgarten ( Germany )
Nearshore Geography in Shore Areas NaGISA (North Pacific portion)
On thin ice? ( Norway )
Russian-American Long-term Census of the Artic RUSALCA
Shelf Basin Interactions Project SBI ( USA )
Study of Environmental Arctic Change SEARCH ( USA )

Institutions and Networks with Arctic Expertise and/or Marine Stations

Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (Germany)
Arctic Group University of Tennessee
ArcticNet ( Canada)
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (Russia)
ARCTOS Network (Norway)
Barrow Arctic Science Consortium BASC (USA)
British Antarctic Survey Ny Ålesund Research Station
Chinese Arctic Program
Danish Polar Center
German-Russian Otto Schmidt Laboratory for Marine and Polar Research
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources
Institute of Marine Research (Norway)
Institute of Ocean Sciences (Canada)
Institute for Polar Ecology IPOE (Germany)
Memorial University of Newfoundland
National Institute for Polar Research (Japan)
Norwegian Polar Institute
Polar Research Institute of China
Polish Polar Station Hornsund
Scott Polar Research Institute
Shirshov Institute of Oceanology (Russia)
The University Centre in Svalbard (Norway)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (USA)
University of Tromsoe (Norway)
Zoological Institute St. Petersburg , Russian Academy of Sciences ZIN (Russia)

Taxonomic Links and Databases

Arctic Ocean Diversity Russia
Centre for Marine Biodiversity Canada
Fish Base
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
International Oceanographic and Data Information Exchange
Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning MARBEF
National Oceanographic Data Center
Ocean Biogeographic Information System OBIS
World Register of Marine Species
Brachiopod and Phoronid World Databases
Svalbard’s macroalgae

Research Icebreakers

Amundsen (Canada)
Healy (USA)
Kapitan Dranitsyn ( Russia )
Louis S. St. Laurent (Canada)
Oden (Sweden)
Polar Sea (USA)
Polar Star (USA)
Polarstern (Germany)
Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Canada)
XueLong (China)
Yamal (Russia)

If you would like to see a link added to this list, please email the URL to ArcOD@sfos.uaf.edu .

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