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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

Nouvelle fenêtre 


WP2 meeting at ESRI

WP2 meeting at ESRI

Dublin (Ireland), September 28, 2012

  • Welcome address
  • Status of WP2-Task activities
  • Status of the Deliverables
  • Cooperation among WP2-partners and with WP5
  • Communication with WP2 Stakeholders
  • International WP2 related Arctic Conferences
  • Status of the Polar Code and relationship to IMO
  • New Russian Rules for the NSR
  • ACCESS- Newsletter 4 and 5
  • WP2 preparation for ACCESS-GA in Barcelona in March 2013

Minute report of this meeting and presentationsNouvelle fenêtre are available on the wiki (restricted access).

- 10/10/13