We bring together diverse experts to co-produce and share new understanding of the drivers and consequences of Arctic environmental change.
Human Well Being Team
Show how changes in the Arctic environment impact and influence physical safety, food security, community resilience, human health, well being, and relationships from local to global scales
Drivers & Ecological Consequences Team
Synthesize understanding of changes to sea ice, glaciers, ice sheets, permafrost, and life in the ocean & on land; show how these changes impact Arctic people and broader society
International Cooperation & Economic Decision-Making Team
Share how Arctic environmental change influences local, regional, and international cooperation, businesses, and economies
Read and discuss Arctic-related essays, articles, and art; share and learn from diverse perspectives addressing environmental changes in the Arctic
Share information, integrate ideas and projects, and engage across Arctic communities, disciplines, cultures, and ways of knowing
News from SEARCH
At this year’s Arctic Encounter Symposium in Anchorage, SEARCH team members explored the Meaning of Melt.
With 11 different voices speaking on the meaning of melt—and with audience members welcomed to share their own thoughts—we centered what the loss of sea ice means for Indigenous people, scientists, artists, policy makers, and more
Thanks to marine science technical lead at Stantec, Inc. Dr. Francis Wiese, news of SEARCH’s latest phase has reached the Pacific Northwest business community through a number of media outlets. For Informed Infrastructure magazine, Francis shares some of what SEARCH will accomplish with National Science Foundation funding: “We put forward a new approach to co-design…
‘Full understanding of Arctic changes requires equitable, inclusive approach’ – SEARCH voices on KUAC Radio
“We have seen more walruses hauling out on land,” says Vera Kingeekuk Metcalf in her interview with journalist Mary Auld for KUAC radio. “And we have seen some of our hunters traveling out farther to find good ice. The Arctic is home to us and we are not going anywhere.” Mary Auld talked over Zoom…