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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 North Bulk Carriers


WP2 meeting at North Bulk carriers (NBC)

Copenhagen (Denmark), November 29, 2011.

  1. Welcome and Opening Remarks
  2. Approval of the agenda
  3. Status of data supply from WP2 partners ans other sources for WP2 Tasks execution
  4. Reporting on the status and progress of research activities including program for the next 6 to 12 months in the various WP2 Tasks.
  5. Cooperation with other ACCESS WPs
  6. Administration matters/problems. Public information actions
  7. International Arctic Conferences; Info on 2011 ans upcoming conferences in 2012.
  8. Other national and international Arctic shipping research projects
  9. Latest experiences of Arctic transport activities and future plans.
  10.  WP2 stakeholder situation
  11.  Next WP2 meeting, date and location.

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


- 10/10/13