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Research and Logistics Support Organizations

There are several organizations in the ABoVE study domain that may provide fee-for-service logistical support (e.g., permitting, site access, accommodations, field equipment, vehicles, etc.) for researchers. Below is a list of some of these organizations, with links to their websites for more information. Inclusion here does not signify preferential endorsement, nor guarantee space/support at these centers. If you have questions about these organizations, or suggestions for additions to the list, please contact Peter Griffith.

The person identified as the point of contact for each organization below is prepared to discuss logistics with ABoVE investigators. Researchers contacting these persons should take care to be considerate of their time andrespectful of any constraints and/or limitations on their ability to help.

UIC Science / Barrow Environmental Observatory
UIC Science offices, labs, and conference rooms are centralized in the Barrow Arctic Research Center (BARC). The BARC, a modern, state of the art Arctic Research Facility built in 2007, is located at the now de-commissioned Naval Arctic Research Laboratory (NARL) campus. UIC Science hosts 40 to 50 projects per year at the BARC.
Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Jamie Hollingsworth
Bonanza Creek LTER Site Manager
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Toolik Field Station
Faustine Bernadac
Toolik Field Station Facility Supervisor
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Cell: 907-750-1772
Fairbanks office: 907-474-7833
TFS office: 907-455-2511 |
Northwest Territories
Online forms available for requesting logistical support at:
  • Western Arctic Research Centre (Inuvik)
  • North Slave Research Centre (Yellowknife)
  • South Slave Research Centre (Fort Smith)
Daring Lake Tundra Ecosystem Research Station (TERS)
Karin M. Clark
Cumulative Effects Biologist
Rick Armstrong
Manager of Scientific Support Services
867-979-7280 (p)
Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR)
1 Uvajuq Road
P.O. Box 2150
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada, X0B 0C0
Kluane Lake Research Station
Henry Penn, Ph.D.
Station Manager
Kluane Lake Research Station
Arctic Institute of North America
Number: 8670841-4561
Maribeth S. Murray, Ph.D
Executive Director, Arctic Institute of North America
Professor, Anthropology and Archaeology
University of Calgary
Office: +1-403-220-7516