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The Royal Canadian Geographic Society and 3M Canada present the 2012 Canadian Award for Environmental Innovation to Dr. Fraser Taylor

Our Chairman of the Arctic SDI Advisory Group, Dr. Fraser Taylor have recently received the Canadian Award for Environmental Innovation. Congratulations to Fraser for this.

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AMATII Workshop, Reykjavik, December 2012

        During the 3 – 6 of December, Institute of the North, Anchorage, will host a  workshop that will address transportation challenges in an increasingly busy Arctic. Increased resource extraction to support economic and community development and … Continue reading

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Second Board meeting, Moscow September 2012

On the 14th of September, the Arctic SDI Board had its second meeting, this time to be held in Moscow. A fruitful meeting where the main purpose of the meeting was  the “Status of the project with focus mainly on … Continue reading

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Arctic SDI team in Montreal

During week 27 (23 – 27 of April), the Arctic SDI team attended the International Polar Year conference in Montreal, Canada, a conference called “From knowledge to action”. And as it says on the website for the conference “Occurring at … Continue reading

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First newsletter is out

Our first newsletter is now available for download at the following link Newsletter Arctic SDI 1

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Successful meetings in Reston VA

The workshop and meetings in at USGS, Reston was a successfull happening. We had the pleasure of having technical representatives from the Arctic Mapping Authorities, working together for three days.  A lot of input, good discussions, and a joint understanding … Continue reading

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Arctic SDI to be presented at both the IPY and GSDI13 conferences in Canada

The Arctic SDI will be presented during both the International Polar Year conference in Montreal, April, and during the GSDI13 conference in Quebec, May. Please find information on the conferences here: Martin

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