Office for information and cooperation in the Arctic

The German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research serves as an information and cooperation platform for German stakeholders invested in Arctic science, politics and industry. It enhances the visibility of Germany‘s  engagement in the Arctic on a national and international level.

The German Arctic Office:  provides a central point of contact for political and scientific bodies, NGO‘s and German industry; advices the federal government on Arctic issues through statements and briefings based on the most current state of research, and; fosters Germany‘s participation in the Arctic Council‘s scientific activities.

The German Arctic Office: provides scientific organizations with background information on  current policy relevant developments in the Arctic Region, and; informs German stakeholders from science, politics  and industry with consitent information from the global Arctic research community

The German Arctic Office: initiates and organizes national Arctic meetings and events in cooperation with partners from science, politics and industry, and; supports the federal government in the representation of German Arctic research and policy at international conferences.

Earth Observation in the Arctic

Airbus Defense and Space and the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, organize a special seminar on national possibilities for satellite driven earth observations in the Arctic and its user community.

22 November 2017
10.00 – 15.30

WIS – Wissenschaftsetage im Bildungsforum
Am Kanal 47
14467 Potsdam

The Arctic in a Globalized World

The Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften presents, in cooperation with the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research and the German Arctic Office, a special colloquium on the “Arctic in a Globalized World”.

The colloquium takes place on October 5th, 2017 from 10:00-18:30 in conference room Haus H, at the Albert Einstein science park, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam (Germany).

Telegrafenberg A43
14473 Potsdam
+49(0)331 2882214