Arctic News and Events
Latest Arctic news and event information
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Columns on Arctic topics
Columns and commentary on Arctic topics by experts
Arctic weather and environmental data
The Arctic region is where the impact of global warming is most evident. Not only decrease of the sea ice extent in the Arctic Ocean, but also various changes of the atmosphere, oceans, snow and ice, and land are taking place. Meteorological and environmental data in the Arctic plays a very important role in understanding the environmental changes in the Arctic region.
Let's explore the Arctic environmental changes through various data here.
Information of international
Arctic research organizations
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Worldwide Arctic policy documents are archived.more(ADS)
History of the Arctic Research
A brief history of the Arctic research activities in Japan and overseas are archived.