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

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

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

CHARTER Project News Round Up

The CHARTER kick off meeting is now 3 weeks behind us and since then we have been busy updating the website and several CHARTER folks have been participating in the European Polar Science Week, a virtual event which has been running all last week. You can watch replays of the entire virtual event here, and track it on social media

Picture of researchers and Nenets herders on the Yamal tundra

CHARTER Kick Off Tomorrow: Hear from the Project Leader!

The EU funded CHARTER (Drivers and Feedbacks of Changes in Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity) will hold our kick off meeting tomorrow (October 6-8). While all of us were greatly looking forward to gathering and brainstorming together, as in-person communication is so valuable for science, creativity and new thinking, these extraordinary times require adaptation and new approaches and due the ongoing risks associated with COVID-19,

Sun over the Yamal tundra

CHARTER project kick off meeting October 6-8

The CHARTER project (Drivers and Feedbacks of Changes in Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity) is holding its kick off meeting for all project participants on October 6th to October 8th. Given the ongoing travel restrictions and uncertainties as regards COVID-19 it has been decided that the meeting will be held virtually with the management team and leadership participating from Rovaniemi, Finland. Like many scientific endeavours,

EU funded CHARTER project starts up

Prof. Bruce Forbes to coordinate a major international project 27.4.2020 13:15 Advancing adaptive capacity of Arctic communities. This is the aim for CHARTER, a new EU Horizon 2020 funded project, coordinated by Professor Bruce Forbes of Arctic Centre. The European Commission has just signed the papers and work can begin. CHARTER (Drivers and feedbacks of changes in Arctic terrestrial biodiversity)