Institute of Arctic Studies

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. We support courses that delve into the challenges facing the Earth due to rapid environmental change.

About the Institute of Arctic Studies

Since its founding in 1989, the Institute of Arctic Studies has focused on the environmental, cultural, and political dimensions of the North and the critical impact of climate change.  Offering undergraduate and graduate students guidance on educational and research opportunities as well as seminars and public events.

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Research

Dartmouth faculty and students are involved in diverse and interdisciplinary research in Polar Environmental Change.

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Courses

Dartmouth offers many undergraduate and graduate courses on the environment, polar science, and the consequences of rapid environmental change.

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Partners

The Institute of Arctic Studies works with many national and international organizations on scientific research, policy development, conferences and workshops, and environmental network development.

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JSEP

The Institute of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth leads a project for high school students called Partnerships for polar science education and outreach in Greenland (JSEP).

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JASE

The Institute of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth leads a project funded by the National Science Foundation called Partnerships for polar science education and outreach in Antarctica (JASE).

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