• ARCTOS research

    ARCTOS members and students are active in a wide range of research activities concerning Arctic marine ecology, from the molecular to the community level ranging from particles and plankton to […]

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  • What is ARCTOS?

    ARCTOS is a pan-arctic research network centered in Tromsø, Norway. We build bridges between senior and young scientists, national and international research, science and industry, science and culture, and add […]

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  • Why become a member?

    The ARCTOS membership provides several potential benefits for both researchers and students. For students, the ARCTOS PhD school provides an institutional home, where they can meet, exchange information, enhance their […]

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FAABulous project meeting 2016

The FAABulous project (led by Eva Leu, Akvaplan-niva, funded by NRC 2015-2020) had its annual meeting 12.-14.10.2016. 19 participants gathered in a hotel outside Oslo to update each other on the past year’s data collection, experimental and modeling activities, and started discussing the field work for 2017. The FAABulous project is closely connected with the ARCTOS network, and in particular […]

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Top outreach at science fair

In Tromsø, this year’s research days (forskningsdagene) culminated in the big hunt for knowledge at the Fram Centre and UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Many ARCTOS members and students contributed actively. Ireen Vieweg, active member of the student diving club (SUT) organized a cleaning activity in concert with Hold Norge Rent  (keep Norway clean) and the research project MARP3 […]

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Polar night exhibition moved to Trondheim!

The Polar Night exhibition, which opened in Tromsø in January 2015, has now found a new temporary home in the Science museum in Trondheim. It is the same exhibition as the one from Tromsø, except that it also contains a few new and more technology focused elements. And it now has its very own music specially composed by BIIAS (Tobias […]

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Arctic Frontiers PhD Workshop 2017

The ARCTOS research network invites PhD candidates to a student workshop offering an exciting program for early career scientists working on issues related to the Arctic. The workshop is taking place from 22 January 2017 to 1 February 2017 in conjunction with the Arctic Frontiers conference and continues afterwards in Svolvær, Lofoten. As part of the workshop, participants have to […]

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ICES/PICES 6th Zooplankton Production Symposium

Five years after the last ZPS in Chile it was time for zooplankton researchers to meet again in Bergen, Norway. With specific sessions such as ‘zooplankton in high latitude ecosystems’, ‘response of zooplankton communities to changing ocean climate’, and many others focusing for example on macro- and microzooplankton, and the application of a number of new techniques and methods, it […]

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ARCTOS Days 2016

Also this year the annual meeting ARCTOS Days took place on beautiful Sommarøy on April 5-6. More then 30 ARCTOS students and members attended the meeting. The program was full of interesting presentations, ranging from master projects on the food-web structure in Kongsfjord, over PhD projects dealing with seagrass and meroplankton, to post-doctoral research on the use of acoustics and a […]

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ARCTOS well-represented at Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana

This year’s Ocean Sciences Meeting was held 21-27 February 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. ARCTOS was well represented across the many High Latitude sessions, both in form of oral and poster sessions. UiT professor and Arctic SIZE principal investigator Paul Wassmann reported on the latest results on primary production from the SINMOD model (https://agu.confex.com/agu/os16/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/86873) In the same session, UiT postdoc […]

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Arctic Frontiers PhD workshop 2016

This year 22 students from 15 different countries attended the workshop in conjunction with the Arctic Frontiers conference in January 2016. They came to Tromsø from very close (such as Bodø) and very far (such as India) and their disciplines varied widely from biology, anthropology, glaciology, to political and social sciences. Nevertheless, this cocktail turned out very motivating and productive […]

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ARCTOS at the 11th annual scientific meeting of ArcticNet

The 11th Annual Scientific Meeting of ArcticNet was held in Vancouver, December 7th-11th 2015. ArcticNet is funded by the Government of Canada through the Networks of Centres of Excellence program, and its main focus is to improve our understanding of the transformation of the Arctic environment. The meeting covered a wide range of Arctic relevant topics in the natural and […]

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