Arctic & the Environment

Greenland, JSEP 2018

Dartmouth researchers study Greenland’s massive ice sheet in Kangerlussuaq.

Greenland, JSEP 2018

Students collect data in the field in Greenland.

Greenland, JSEP 2018

Students from Denmark, Greenland and the US spend two weeks in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.


The Institute of Arctic Studies (IAS) at the Dickey Center is Dartmouth's crossroads for interdisciplinary research, discussion, and education on global climate change and Arctic policy issues.

Student Opportunities

We offer several opportunities that engage students in Arctic Studies and the Environment.

National & International Partners

We work with many national and international organizations on scientific research, policy development, conferences and workshops, and environmental network development. We support Dartmouth student and faculty exchanges with some partner institutions.


Dartmouth faculty and students are involved in diverse and interdisciplinary research in Polar Environmental Change. A number of graduate students are working on research related to Greenland. 

The John Sloan Dickey Center