New Data Sets Available

Tue, Jan 27, 2009
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) would like to announce new data sets that have recently been made available. Descriptions of the data sets and links to view them are provided below.

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is pleased to invite you and your students to participate in a national policy online consultation on the Arctic. The online consultation (eDiscussion) will help to contribute to the development of Canada's foreign policy.


The UArctic Atlas has officially gone online, as it was just launched at the SIU Higher Education Conference in Tromso, Norway. Users can now visit atlas.uarctic.org to see the first available maps, organized into five major theme areas including 'Environment, Climate and Ecosystems' and 'Socio-Economics and Politics'. Mo...

Back in the 17th century, Henry Hudson was one of the first to head north because of his fascination with the Arctic. In the early 21st century, the North still holds wonder for researchers from scores of countries.





UNEP/GRID-Arendal, with financial support from the Research Council of Norway (Forskningsradet), prepared this set of posters for the International Polar Year (IPY). This project supports the education, outreach, and communication efforts of IPY. The posters present polar science issues to create awareness of IPY and its...



Course Announcement

Tue, Jan 20, 2009
 International Polar Year IV: Context and Promise Yukon College and University of the Arctic 2 February to 3 May 2009


IMHE Newsletter

Tue, Jan 20, 2009
Breaking Ranks: Assessing Quality in Higher Education.The Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education has released the December issue of their newsletter.