Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


amap logoThe Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) announces the release of new scientific assessments for climate change in the Arctic, adaptation to Arctic change, and chemicals of emerging Arctic concern. The release of the scientific assessments took place at the AMAP-organized science conference in Reston, Virginia on 24-27 April 2017.

Available assessments (policy-makers summaries) include:

Additional documents are available for each assessment and may include a press release, a fact sheet, a summary for policy-makers, and scientific
background documentation. The SWIPA assessment also includes informational videos.

The conclusions and recommendations of these assessments will be presented to the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska on 11 May 2017.

To access all of the assessments and their associated documents, go to:

For more information about AMAP, go to:

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