Consists of two representatives from each ARCTOS core institution and the ARCTOS Leader Group. In addition, there are two PhD school students part of the Secretariat. The student representatives are elected yearly by the students. The ARCTOS representatives are elected for three years. The ARCTOS leader leads the Secretariat.
Generally, the Secretariat is responsible for the operation of the network and PhD school. It is also responsible for the acceptance of new members and for planning of the ARCTOS Days or other network related activities. It also approves the use of ARCTOS brand/name in proposals, plans the budget for the network and PhD school, and makes decisions regarding courses/cruises. The Secretariat meets monthly.
|Institution||Representative 1||Representative 2|
|Akvaplan-niva||Kjetil Sagerup||Eva Leu|
|Institute for Marine Research||Ulf Lindstrøm||Benjamin Planque|
|Nord University||Ketil Eiane||Henning Reiss|
|Norwegian Polar Institute||Harald Steen||Haakon Hop|
|UiT The Arctic University of Norway||Rolf Gradinger||Camilla Svensen|
|University Centre in Svalbard||Janne Søreide||Tove Garbrielsen|
|Student representatives||Christine Dybwad (UiT)||William Hatchett (Nord)|