26 January 2024 news
Akvaplan-niva initiated Arctic Frontiers i 2007 in collaboration with a small group of partners. From 2019 Arctic Frontiers AS was established as a Akvaplan-niva owned daughter company. However, there is a powerful and large group of partners that take actively part in the development of this important platform for Arctic discourse. The 2024 edition of the Arctic Frontiers conference "Actions and Reactions" has en exciting program and Akvaplan-niva is involved in both the Science, Side-event and Young programs.
Monday Jan 29th
Title: Comprehensive Monitoring Solutions using Autonomous Platforms and Digital Elements to Enhance Observing Capabilities in the North
Organisers: Akvaplan-niva/Lionel Camus, Kongsberg Satellite Services and Kongsberg Discovery.
Speakers: Geir Huse/Institute of Marine Research, Morten Skedsmo/KSAT, Peer Fietzek/Kongsberg Discovery, Hanne Sagen/Nansen Center, Lionel Camus/Akvaplan-niva
Title: Challenges and Solutions to Sustainable Management of Cumulative Risk in High North Ecosystems
Organisers: The Fram Centre research program CLEAN.
SCIENCE session Healthy Marine Arctic Ecosystems
Tuesday Jan 30th
Organizers: Akvaplan-niva/Paul Renaud & Trude Borch, UiB & Bjernes Centre for Climate Research/Marius Årthun, UiT/The Nansen Legacy Project
Marius Årthun (University of Bergen and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research): 'The future Barents Sea - a synthesis of physical, ecological and biogeochemical changes toward 2050 and 2100'
The whole week:
YOUNG PROGRAM "Emerging Leaders"
Akvaplan-niva representative this year is Oda Sofie Bye Wilhelmsen.
Oda Sofie Bye Wilhelmsen (Foto: Marius Fiskum).
Director at Akvaplan-niva, Merete N. Kristiansen, will hold the Opening Remark at a reception for the Emerging Leaders. She will also be the host of a partner breakfast with Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Espen Barth Eide as a guest.