Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Study of Environmental Arctic Change
The Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) is a U.S. program with a mission to provide a foundation of Arctic change science through collaboration with the research community, funding agencies, and other stakeholders.

To achieve this mission, SEARCH:

Generates and synthesizes research findings and promotes Arctic science and scientific discovery across disciplines and among agencies.
Identifies emerging issues in Arctic environmental change.
Provides scientific information to Arctic stakeholders, policy-makers, and the public to help them understand and respond to Arctic environmental change.
Facilitates research activities across local-to-global scales, with an emphasis on addressing needs of decision-makers.
Collaborates with national and international science programs integral to SEARCH goals.

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APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
Email: info(at)

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