Arctic Frontiers Science 2019 takes place Tuesday 22 January until Thursday 24 January 2019.
Arctic Frontiers Science is an abstract-driven international and interdisciplinary conference on Arctic issues featuring both oral and poster presentations. Abstracts are peer-reviewed by international science committees. The science themes of the conference vary each year always reflecting the overall conference topic and comprising state of the art Arctic research. . Arctic Frontiers Science 2019 will address the following themes:
- Plastics in the Ocean
- The future of governance and handling vulnerability in arctic ecosystems
- State of the Arctic
- A Smart Arctic Future
More information on each theme and the science program can be found below.
Abstract submission closed on Tuesday 25 September 2018. 23:59 CET. The themes for Arctic Frontiers Science 2020 will be announced during Arctic Frontiers 2019.
Alexey Pavlov email +47 776 08 413
Plastics in the Ocean
A growing number of recent scientific investigations conclude that there are considerable concerns about plastic pollution in the Arctic. This session aims to address knowledge gaps.
The future of governance and handling vulnerability in Arctic ecosystems
The Arctic region is undergoing dramatic changes requiring adaptive management and governance. Are the governance structures apt to deal with large ecosystems as a whole? ...read more
State of the Arctic
While the planet has warmed by 1°C the warming in the Arctic has been 2–3°C. This session addresses the current observational basis and causal understanding of the observed change manifested to date in the Arctic.
Tuesday | January 22
Wednesday | January 23
Janike Kampevold Larsen ; Andrian Vlakhov
Geir Wing Gabrielsen ; Marianna Pinzone
Finn Katerås ; Magali Vullierme
Geir Ottersen ; Evangelia (Elina) Efstathiou
Einar Sneve Martinussen ; Daria Makhotina
Claudia Halsband ; Lisa Winberg von Friesen
Lars-Otto Reiersen ; Maksim Marchenkov
Tor Eldevik, UiB og Bjerknessenter ; Ingrid H. Onarheim
Thursday | January 24