Projects and Data

    (Alaska) EARTH Study

    A long-term health and wellness study to better understand how lifestyle, diet, physical activity and other factors influence the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives.  (PDF, 877 KB, archived webpage)

    Aarhus University

    Aarhus University is an academically diverse and strongly research-oriented institution that creates and shares knowledge. The site includes a researcher database with abstracts and publications.

    Alaska Native Mortality Update 2004-2008

    This data book is a collaborative effort with the State of Alaska's Bureau of Vital Statistics and the ANTHC, Alaska Native Epidemiology Center. It reports on leading causes of death for the Alaska Native population. (PDF, 4.26 MB)

    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Regional Health Profiles

    The ANTHC EpiCenter's regional health profiles compile data on a range of regional health indicators that are presented in fact sheets.  

    Arctic Health Publications Database

    Contains bibliographic information, abstracts, and links to full-text journal articles, reports, newspapers / newsletters, conference proceedings, gray literature, and other documents as well as non-print materials. There are currently over 250,000 records.  (view in Internet Explorer)

    Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS)

    The ASTIS database contains records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada. ASTIS, a project of the Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary, also maintains  subset databases about specific regions, subjects and projects. 

    Arctic Social Sciences: Opportunities in Arctic Research

    June 1999 report from the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) for the National Science Foundation. (PDF, 5.6 MB) 


    The Arctic Portal provides a comprehensive gateway to the Arctic on the internet, increases cooperation between both public and private parties across the Arctic and grants exposure to Arctic related information. 

    Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database

    The Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database contains records describing publications about all aspects of human health in the circumpolar region. The database is a project of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Team in Circumpolar Health Research.  

    Circumpolar Health Observatory (CircHOB)

    An international collaborative health information system, involved in systematic, standardized, and consistent data collection and analysis. It is population-based, and produces data for all northern regions in all circumpolar countries. The CircHOB purpose is to monitor trends and patterns in health status, health determinants, and health care, provides quantitative evidence for planning and evaluation of health programs and services.  

    Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic (ELOKA)

    The purpose of ELOKA is to provide data management services and support to Arctic communities and others who are working with local and traditional knowledge (LTK) or who are gathering community-based monitoring data and information.  

    First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey (RHS)

    The main objectives of the RHS are to provide scientifically and culturally validated information, while enhancing First Nations capacity and control over research. 

    High North Research Documents

    High North Research Documents is developed and run by the University of Tromso¸ Library. The service gives everybody free access to research documents where the content is of relevance to the high north. The database includes documents of relevance to the high north, within any subject area, written by scholars anywhere in the world. The service thus includes documents in many different languages, though primarily in English.  

    Inuvialuit Settlement Region Database

    Contains descriptions of more than 13,000 publications and research projects about the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in Canada's Northwest Territories and Yukon.  

    IPY 2012 Conference: From Knowledge to Action

    A collection of videos that include conference presentations, descriptions of posters and other videos created as part of the 2012 IPY Conference in Montreal Canada. 


    ISAAFFIK Arctic Gateway is a website primarily for arctic researchers and research within the Kingdom of Denmark. The idea of ISAAFFIK is to inspire and facilitate cooperation, synergies and creativity among universities and knowledge centers in areas of arctic research, education, consultancy and logistics.

    North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI)

    A federal, state, and local multi-agency initiative to improve scientific and regulatory understanding of terrestrial, aquatic and marine ecosystems on Alaska's North Slope and adjacent seas. 

    NSF Arctic Data Center

    A joint effort by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), UNIDATA, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) to provide data archival, preservation and access for all projects funded by NSF's Arctic Science Program (ARC). ACADIS builds on the CADIS project that supported the Arctic Observing Network (AON). This portal will continue to be a gateway for AON data and is being expanded to include all NSF ARC data. 

    Polar Web

    (This page is no longer being updated) Guide to Internet resources dealing with the lands and waters surrounding the North Pole and the South Pole. A collaborative project of the Polar Libraries Colloquy and the Arctic Centre. 

    RePORTER - NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool

    This comprehensive search database combines NIH project databases and funding records, PubMed abstracts, full-text articles from PubMed Central, and information from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with a robust search engine, allowing users to locate descriptions and funding details on NIH-funded projects along with research results that cite the NIH support. 

    Survey of Living Conditions in the Arctic, (SLiCA)

    SLiCA, is an international joint effort of the research community and indigenous people to measure and understand living conditions in the Arctic. This website is intended to promote the use and understanding of SLiCA data.

    University of Manitoba Aboriginal Health Collection

    Materials in the collection support an interdisciplinary approach to health and are used by students, faculty, community-based researchers and health care professionals. 

    University of New Mexico Native Health Database

    The database contains bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations. 

    USARC Report on the Goals and Objectives for Arctic Research, 2015-2016

    The United States Arctic Research Commision's (USARC) 2015-2016, biennial report to the President and Congress outlining recommended scientific research goals and objectives for the Arctic. (PDF, 5.7 MB)

    Witness the Arctic

    This is the newsletter of the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS). The newsletter provides information on current arctic research efforts and findings, significant research initiatives, national policy affecting arctic research, international activities, and profiles of institutions with major arctic research efforts. 

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