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Key figures


WP2 leader


Joachim Schwarz has studied  Civil Engineering/Hydraulics at the Technical University of Hannover, where he received 1970 the Dr.-Ing.- degree with the dissertation on "Ice Forces on Structures". In the same year he accepted an invitation from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA to continue...

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WP2 co-leader 

Dr. Lawson W. Brigham is Distinguished Professor of Geography & Arctic Policy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He is also a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics(DAMTP) where he is working on Arctic issues. Dr. Brigham was Deputy Director of the ...

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To see



* NBC PressRelease: The Northern Sea Route - 30.08.2011

* NBC PressRelease: Historic sea route opens through Canadian Arctic Waters - 19.09.2013


* Information on :

The current status of Arctic sea ice


* Download:

Flyer / Newsletters #1-8

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WP2 meetings

WP2 meeting at HSVA

Hamburg (Germany), September 18, 2013.

WP2 meeting at ESRI

Dublin (Ireland), September 28, 2012.

WP2 meeting at North Bulk carriers (NBC)

Copenhagen (Denmark), November 29, 2011.


» Click on the appropriate link to have more information on each meeting (Agenda, Minute Report, Presentations, ...).

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