About iAOOS Norway:
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About iAOOS Norway
In order to enhance our understanding of the Arctic and climate change, a state-of-the-art observation system is required. iAOOS-Norway contributes by broadening the existing observation system.
iAOOS-Norway: Closing the loop is a contribution to an integrated Arctic Ocean Observing System, iAOOS. It builds on, and supplements, other ongoing components of iAOOS such as NABOS and DAMOCLES.
Our main goals
The main objective of iAOOS-Norway
Where is the research in iAOOS Norway taking place?
The field work in iAOOS-Norway is located at the entrance/exit site of the Arctic Ocean, namely in the Fram Strait and in the Nordic Seas: we are "Closing the Loop".
Who are the scientists of iAOOS Norway?
iAOOS Norway is a collarboration between seven Norwegian institutes.
About the acronym iAOOS
iAOOS is short for "integrated Arctic Ocean Observing System". iAOOS-Norway is art of an international effort to monitor the Arctic Ocean.
About the International Polar Year
The fourth International Polar Year (IPY) opens on 1 March 2007 and spans a two-year period. During this time research resources and funding from over 60 countries will be coordinated in an extraordinary initiative to increase our knowledge about the Arctic and Antarctic.