The EU Polar Cluster (formerly the EU Arctic Cluster) is a collaboration between several of the Arctic, Antarctic, Southern Ocean, and Polar projects, funded through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.
We have used EU-PolarNet deliverables on stakeholder interactions to inform our questionnaires (WP1)
KEPLER participated in the Arctic Frontiers (see flyer), having a live broadcasted breakout session on “Evolving the EU Copernicus programme for the Polar Regions” and participation in the science section with a presentation of KEPLER and User Engagement.
Together with other EU Polar Cluster members ARICE, ARCSAR, ExtremeEarth with KEPLER organised a session in the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik 1700-1830, Friday 11th October in the Harpa Concert Hall. The session “Breaking the Ice: Cooperation for safe and responsible exploitation of Arctic sea routes” had the aim to showcase needs for collaborative science-industry approach in addressing accurate sea ice and weather predictions.