Arctic plants engineer their own environments: new CHARTER paper

CHARTER post-doc Andrew Martin (Andrew is in Work Package 4, see a video interview with him here) of the University of Oxford has recently published a paper in which he was the lead author (along with Work Package 4 leader Marc Macias-Fauria and CHARTER project leader Bruce Forbes, among others) in the journal, New Phytologist (read full article here, open

CHARTER Arctic fieldwork takes some tentative steps

Late spring and summer is normally a busy time for fieldwork in the Arctic. The conditions are more amenable, work routines allow for extended periods away from teaching and administrative duties and the fieldwork season is one which many eagerly look forward to – a chance to leave the office, get out in the field and spend time with colleagues

New CHARTER videos and more local languages

Although much of our work has moved to a virtual space, what seems ordinary now (almost exclusively working virtually) would have been largely unthinkable a year ago. All future CHARTER project meetings will continue to be online for the forseeable, and discussions around the summer field work season are underway, and plans vary widely depending on the work package concerned.

CHARTER – New Video Interviews Online

While the continued travel restrictions have limited our abilities to meet, connect and plan in person, the CHARTER project has continued apace virtually. We have added new video interviews with our team to the video gallery, notably Work Package 6 leader Professor Jussi Eronen of the University of Helsinki and one of our (many) new CHARTER post docs Stefaniya Kamenova

Arctic Café held in Rovaniemi

Three Horizon2020 projects in a common Rovaniemi event by Markku Heikkilä. CHARTER was one of the three new EU Horizon 2020 projects on stage during a Arctic Café discussion event in Rovaniemi on 25thNovember. The event was organized together with the Arctic Centre and Horizon2020 projects CHARTER, JustNorth and ArcticHubs. All three projects have a strong presence in Rovaniemi research

Timo Kumpula fieldwork in Näkkälä

CHARTER project news round up

Although international travel and fieldwork is more or less off the table due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are some in-country exceptions. Professor Timo Kumpula (CHARTER Work Package 1) and CHARTER project leader Bruce Forbes, were able to do some maintenance on a long term met-albedo station located on the border of Norway and Finland in Enontekio. The station is inside

CHARTER Working Papers Front Page

CHARTER Working Papers Series Launched

The CHARTER project has launched a Working Papers series. Working Papers are pre-publication versions of academic articles, book chapters, or reviews. They also may include project status reports and policy briefs and project pre-completion findings. Working papers are cited by author, are not refereed and will be numbered sequentially. They may be in multiple languages. The content of these Working