International Arctic Research Center Self-Guided Tour

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Welcome to IARC

IARC's mission is to foster Arctic research in an international setting to help the nation and the international community understand, prepare for, and adapt to the Panarctic impacts of climate change. In accomplishing this mission, IARC serves as both mediator and driver to advance international collaboration aimed at comprehensive studies of the Arctic system by integrating strengths unique to university, state, federal, and international support levels. At IARC, collaboration is key. There are many scientists from around the world here all focused on studying change in the Arctic. Their goal is to understand the Arctic as a system.

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