Article in Yale Environment 360 on ‘Rain on Snow’

Excellent overview article by Ed Struzik on the phenomena known as ‘Rain on Snow’ in the Yale Environment360 and the AGU EOS online magazines. The article features an interview with the project leader of the Arctic Rain on Snow Study (AROSS), a project which shares several researchers and themes with the CHARTER project. CHARTER folks engaged in the AROSS project

Hva får myndighetene vite om Arktis?

* Artikkel av Helge M. Markusson, Framsenter i Tromsø – I et raskt skiftende miljø er arktiske samfunn og deres levebrød sårbare, sier Hans Tømmervik. Han er forsker i NINA – Norsk institutt for naturforskning.  – Disse samfunnene har også potensial til å gi et stort bidrag til å dempe klimaendringer og stanse tap av verdifull natur. Men da må

Comparing Jokkmokk and Savukoski through an environmental stressor lens

A new peer reviewed CHARTER publication has dropped – titled “Perceptions on and impacts of environmental changes under multiple stressors: a case study from two communities in northern Fennoscandia”. Salla Eilola of University of Turku is the lead author, with six co authors, all of whom are affiliated with the CHARTER project. The article looks at local perceptions of local

Meet the Nexus: New CHARTER Publication

The CHARTER project is entering its final year and concluding publications are beginning to roll out. An important new one led by Sirpa Rasmus, supported by a large number of CHARTER affiliated researchers has just been published in the One Earth journal. With the snappy title of ‘Policy documents considering biodiversity, land use, and climate in the European Arctic reveal

CHARTER at the Finnish Met Institute Snow Seminar

Many thanks to all the 90 registered participants of the FMI’s 11th Pyry snow seminar on 1.11.2023! The seminar was again a great success and the talks and poster presentations included topics such as (but not limited to) Antarctic and Arctic research, weather and climate modelling, snow model approaches, and citizen science (by Outi Meinander, FMI). Collaboration has always been in

Workshop Playing Cards Now Available to Download

The CHARTER project in collaboration with two other projects, POVAUS and CLIMINI have held numerous workshops across Finnish Lapland, and also in northern Sweden. These workshops are held local people, often folks practicing traditional livelihoods such as herding and fishers with researchers, and administrators. The workshops have taken different formats and had varying themes as their focal point. A workshop

CHARTER Participates in Journalist Training Course in Inari, Finland

The CHARTER project will have a visible role in journalist training course in Inari, Finland, 13th-14th March. The event is organized together with the Finnish Ministry of Environment and the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland and the participants, about 20 in total, are mainly members of Finnish associations for science journalists and environment journalists. The themes of the training

New CHARTER Working Papers Published

Towards the end of last year, the CHARTER project, in collaboration with a number of other projects (POVAUS, CLIMINI and POMURI) organised a workshop in Inari in connection with the Reindeer and Fish Science Days (Poro- ja kalapäivät). The objective of the interactive workshop was to examine and discuss the current state and future developments of reindeer husbandry and how

New CHARTER team members, Summer is Calling

In Finland, where the CHARTER project office is based, we get started on summer pretty early. Winter is long, so you can hardly blame us! Come early August, when most of the rest of Europe is in full summer mode, many folks here are already gearing back up in work and schools are underway. Long way of saying that we