Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Greenland Institute of Natural Resources
  • Biodiversity
  • Biology
  • Climate
  • Environmental
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Natural Resources
  • Arctic
  • Government
  • Research Centre
The Greenland Institute of Natural Resources conducts research into Arctic ecosystems, monitors the living resources and the environment in Greenland and advises the Government of Greenland and other authorities on sustainable exploitation of living resources and safeguarding the environment and biodiversity.

The Institute has three departments: Department of Fish and Shellfish, Department of Birds and Mammals, and Department of Environment and Mineral Resources. Furthermore a cross-disciplinary Danish/Greenlandic climate centre: The Greenland Climate Research Centre.

The climate research centre is imbedded in the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, and conducts research into effects of climate change on the Arctic environment and Greenlandic society.

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UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
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