INTERACT TA User Community

29 March 2022 from 09:30 - 13:00 (CEST / GMT+2)

Open Session



Room: Auditorium 2 (Teorifagbygget Hus 1)


Session Abstract

The event will present the current state-of-the art in Arctic research conducted with support by INTERACT Transnational Access and seeks to spark new connections, networking and collaboration among the participants for future synthesis papers deriving from the ongoing research to address major global challenges of the future.



09.30-09.45 INTERACT Transnational Access: the past, the present, and the future (Hannele Savela, Thule Institute, University of Oulu)

09.45-11.30 Highlight presentations (chair: Terry Callaghan, University of Sheffield)

09.45-10.00 High tech exploration of water flow inside glaciers (Maarja Kruusmaa, Tallinn University of Technology)

10.00-10.15 Biodiversity changes and microplastics on Arctic beaches (Cath Waller, University of Hull)

10.15-10.30 Fragile permafrost ecosystems in Siberian lowland tundra (Monique Heijmans, Wageningen University & Research)

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.15 Ensuring tourism and Arctic Peoples cooperate for mutual benefit (Niklas Labba, JNL S├ími Consultant)

11.15-11.30 Melting of Arctic glaciers and ice gaps and its impact on sea level (Bert Wouters, Delft University of Technology and Utrecht University)

11.30-11.50 Opportunities for networking (Margareta Johansson, Lund University)

11.50-12.10 Opportunities for synthesis (Terry Callaghan, University of Sheffield)

12.10-12.50 Synthesis Forum (chair: Terry Callaghan, University of Sheffield)

12.50-13.00 Conclusions and next steps (chair: Terry Callaghan, University of Sheffield)


Session Organizer: 

Hannele Savela This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.