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Joint open PAGE21 / INTERACT Executive Committee meeting

The advertised joint PAGE21 "Changing permafrost in the Arctic and its Global Effects in the 21st Century" and INTERACT "International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic" Event to be held in Abisko Research Station in Swedish Lapland September 25 2013 has changed its focus.
 

The event will now focus on increasing collaboration between these two projects in the field of Arctic research in a form of a joint open PAGE21 / INTERACT Executive Committee meeting with objectives of exploring ways for mutually support each other in the future, write a MoU for future plans and prepare a joint article about PAGE21/INTERACT collaborates.

Media is welcome to participate in the joint open PAGE21 / INTERACT Executive Committee meeting to learn more about these two major EU Arctic projects and also to get an opportunity to talk to some of the most prestigious Arctic scientists in the field of terrestrial and permafrost research.
 
Objectives of the joint meeting of the PAGE21 and INTERACT Executive Committees on Wednesday 25th of September 2013
  • - To explore how the projects can mutually support each other in the future
  • - To write a MoU for future collaboration
  • - Write a joint article about PAGE21/INTERACT collaborates to be published in EU and IASC publications during the next winter.
 

Programme

Wednesday September 25
  • 9.00-9.30 INTERACT – an EU-initiated infrastructure network of multi-disciplinary research stations (Terry V. Callaghan)
  • 9.30-10.00 PAGE21 – an EU research network to understand and quantify the vulnerability of permafrost environments (Hugues Lantuit)
  • 10.00-10.30 COFFEE BREAK
  • 10.30-13.00 Panel Discussion to present future projects where we can support each other :

- ICARP (Hugues Lantuit)

- Horizon 2020

- EXPEER (Terry V. Callaghan)

  • 13.00-14.00 LUNCH
  • 14.00-15.30 Writing of MoU and joint article
  • 15.30-16.00 COFFEE BREAK
  • 16.00-17.00 Writing of MoU and joint article
  • 19:00 Dinner at Abisko Mountain Lodge

 

The location

 
 

Accommodation

Abisko lodgephoto by Abisko Mountain Lodge
Abisko Mountain Lodge

To book accommodation please contact Margareta Johansson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

Contact Information:


Dr. Hugues Lantuit
PAGE21 Coordination Team
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany
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+49 331 288 2216

Dr. Margareta Johansson
INTERACT Executive Secretary
Lund University, Sweden
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+46 46 222 44 80