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The Blue and the Green Arctic - Challenges and Opportunities

Organized by FRAM – High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment (The Fram Centre) 5. October 2017

Friday, October 13, 16:25 - 17:55
Location: Skarðsheiði, Third Level

Speaker

  • Øyvind Fylling-Jensen, CEO – Managing Director NOFIMA: Sustainably exploiting the arctic marine potential
  • Halfdán Helga Helgason, Project Coordinator, Seatrack, Norwegian Polar Institute: SEATRACK – Large Scale Seabird Tracking in the Northeast Atlantic
  • Ingibjörg Svala Jónsdóttir, professor University of Iceland, Háskólasetrið á Svalbarða (University Centre in Svalbard): Adaptive long-term research in the face of the climate change
  • Tore Henriksen, Professor, UIT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø: Regulating Arctic Shipping: Political, legal, technological and environmental Challenges
  • Jennifer Stien, Researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA): Reindeerherding, challenges and opportunities

Chair

  • Jo Jorem Aarseth, Research Coordinator at the Fram Centre