A current extreme heatwave in Siberia is bringing new record temperatures daily. Heat records are being broken... READ MORE
The early warning we issued on May 25th for the first heatwave in #Greenland has occurred on May 31st to June 1st with a temperature anomaly event and high ice melt... READ MORE
The Arctic Risk Platform has a new Pan-Arctic Alert System (PAAS) using operational weather forecasting, satellite and ground observations to deliver updates of a real-time view of unfolding climate extremes. This is... READ MORE
The first moderate heatwave is forecast for Greenland around June 1,... READ MORE
Below the surface, the Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest, is actively melting--from... READ MORE
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The Arctic Risk Platform has been developed by Arctic Basecamp with input and guidance from a world class team of scientists:
Professor Gail Whiteman, Executive Director of Arctic Basecamp & Professor of Sustainability University of Exeter
Professor Julienne Stroeve, Chief Science Officer, Arctic Basecamp & UCL Earth Sciences
Dr. Jennifer Francis, Woodwell Climate Research Center
Professor Jason Box, Geologic Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)
Professor Alun Hubbard, Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway
Dr. Mark Parrington, Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service CAMS
Dr. Jenny Watts, Woodwell Climate Research Center
Dr. Susana Hancock, Arctic Basecamp Science Team Manager
Arctic Basecamp was created by Executive Director Professor Gail Whiteman (Professor of Sustainability at the University of Exeter, UK), as a vehicle to bring a message of global risk from Arctic change to world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Arctic Basecamp tent is now an established feature at the WEF Annual Meeting in Davos and has also pitched at COP26 in Glasgow, Glastonbury Festival and the Arctic Circle Assembly.
Professor Whiteman is supported by a small team of staff. More information can be found at arcticbasecamp.org.
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The following gauges show up-to-date data regarding key indicators in the Arctic. These indicators clearly point to the crisis at hand.