Remarks by Mead Treadwell, Chair U.S. Arctic Research ...

Remarks by Mead Treadwell, Chair U.S. Arctic Research ...

Mead Treadwell, Chair Duane Laible Michele Longo Eder Vera Kingeekuk Metcalf Tom Royer Susan Sugai

Charles Vrsmarty What is the USARC? Independent US federal government agency Established by the Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984, as amended 7 presidentially appointed commissioners, and 4 staff in DC &Anchorage offices By law, works directly with both congressional and executive branches Develops and recommends an integrated national Arctic research policy Helps establish a national Arctic research program plan to implement the policy Facilitates cooperation among federal, state and local governments, and other nations with respect to Arctic research, both basic and applied

Recent USARC activities Promoting 5 Goals (climate/environmental change, civil infrastructure, indigenous languages, cultures and identities, Arctic health, resource assessment) Encouraged initiation & participating in ongoing govt-wide review of Arctic Policy USARC Chair testified to Congress in support of NAS icebreaker recs & on IPY Co-sponsored with NIC and organized the symposium Impact of an icediminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations Brigham leading Arctic Council endorsed Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment Promoting ARRV, IOOS, BARC, etc., and work with Alaskan delegation & gov. Participating in many interagency groups (JSOST, ECS, etc.) Helping to reinvigorate SCICEX SAC, leading Scaling Workshop (Vorosmarty).

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