Directories and Guides

Directory of Polar and Cold Regions Organizations

Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS)


Research Funding Opportunities



Journals, Newsletters and Listservs

Acta Borealia

Arctic Anthropology 

Arctic Journal

Arctic Science

ArcticInfo - a listserv maintained by the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)

Northern Notes - IASSA newsletter

The Arctic Caribou - about the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou

The Journal of Northern Studies

The Northern Review

Polar Geography

The Polar Journal

Polar Record

Polar Research

Polar Science

Witness the Arctic



Alaska Native Knowledge Network (ANKN)

Arctic Council

Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)

Canadian Polar Commission

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

Inuit Circumpolar Council

Inuit Tapirisat of Canada - site specifically on skilled Inuit assisting northern researchers

Nunavut Arctic College

Polar Continental Shelf Project (PCSP) - a well-established provider of logistical services in Arctic Canada

Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North (RAIPON)

Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON)

Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA)

Svalbard Images - news, maps, pictures and webcams of Spitsbergen and Svalbard


Research Groups and Programs

Arctic Circumpolar Route - this site honours and connects Arctic peoples and their traditions to each other and the rest of the world


Canadian Circumpolar Institute

Human Role in Reindeer/Caribou Systems

International Union of Circumpolar Health

Internatinal Arctic Science Committee - Social and Human Working Group

Northern Contaminants Program (NCP)

Tuvaaluk: Multimedia expedition on Nunavik Prehistory

University of the Arctic

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Contact Information

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Universitetsalleen 11
P.o. Box 1490
8049 BODØ

Phone:  +47 75 51 79 91

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