About the centre
The Greenland Climate Research Centre will be a leading international centre for studies on climate change impact on Arctic ecosystems and society.
To gain, integrate and communicate knowledge on natural, technological and social sciences concerning climate change in Greenland.
Our objectives are divided into three sub-groups:
GCRC will integrate research in natural, technological, and social sciences to understand the effects of natural variability and climate changes on Arctic ecosystems and society.
GCRC will host symposia and workshops on climate research for the international research community.
GCRC will play a major role in building an international research platform in Greenland.
GCRC will be an international organization with a core staff of full-time professors, scientists, students and a large network of affiliated scientists and students.
GCRC will communicate results to the scientific community, policy makers and the general public.
GCRC strives to have a stimulating working environment and aims to attract leading international scientists from different disciplines.
GCRC will facilitate recruitment of youth into further education.
Our strategies are divided into four sub-groups:
GCRC research will be based on international collaboration.
GCRC will cooperate closely with ongoing monitoring and research institutions and programs in Greenland.
GCRC will be an international organization with English as a common language.
GCRC will publish an annual status report.
GCRC will ensure that laboratory and field-work is carried to appropriate safe working practices.
GCRC will ensure a skilled staff by providing access to necessary training.
GCRC will develop a flexible staff system which ensures both renewal and continuity at a high academic level.
Resources & Infrastructure:
GCRC will be based at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources and Ilimmarfik.
GCRC will have access to a professional administration team (communication, logistics, accounting) based on effective routines and support systems.
Funding will come from governments, research councils, private funds, and industry - both national and international.