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Umeå researcher appointed French knight
Published: 2021-02-05

The Order of Academic Palms has been awarded Lena Maria Nilsson

High greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian Inland Waters
Published: 2021-02-05

Umeå researchers show that carbon emissions from rivers and lakes exceed coal exports to the Arctic Ocean.

Health research and Sami Anthology at Jokkmokk's Winter Market
Published: 2021-02-04

Three researchers associated to Arcum at Jokkmokk's traditional Winter Market, this year held online

Nordic knowledge on challenges with supplementary feeding of reindeer
Published: 2021-02-03

Reindeer herders are forced to support feeding when weather and little food make it difficult for reindeer.

Compilation of EU public consultation of its Arctic strategy
Published: 2021-01-26

Today the European Commission released the summary of the public consultation preceding the new Arctic policy

Arcum has a new Director
Published: 2021-01-21

Niklas Eklund leads the center as its founder, Peter Sköld, moves on to new tasks at Umeå University

Nutrients affect Arctic freshwater responses to global warming
Published: 2021-01-20

Maria Myrstener shows that this has the potential to decrease primary productivity of these ecosystems.

New book on Life in extreme environments
Published: 2020-12-14

Arcum affiliate Natuschka Lee is the editor and author of a new book about life in extreme environments

Formas distributes millions to Arctic researchers
Published: 2020-12-14

6 Arcum-affiliated researchers will have their research projects funded by Formas during 2021–2024

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Published: 2020-11-30

In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.

Forest based biofuels for Sustainable Arctic Marine Shipping
Published: 2020-11-25

Dalia Abdelfattah was recently granted a 3 years funding by FORMAS for Arctic sustainability

Arcum-affiliated Hanna Blåhed finalist in My Northern Project
Published: 2020-10-23

Hanna Blåhed selected to present her project at the UArctic Congress 2021

EU-PolarNet white papers and research program
Published: 2020-10-20

Two white papers on stakeholders and infrastructure as well as European Polar Research Programme published

Peter Sköld on European Polar Board Executive Committee
Published: 2020-10-20

Arcums Director Peter Sköld elected into the Executive Committee at European Polar Board Plenary Meeting

Health consequences if mine opens
Published: 2020-10-16

New report describing health effects of potential mining establishment in Kallak

Latest update: 2023-12-20