Use VA to zhoosh your TA

Many of the scientists already know about INTERACT Transnational Access (TA), and how it helps the research on current grand challenges in the arctic regions with significant global relevance and impact. In addition to TA, we also provide another modality of access called Virtual Access (VA), which enables free on-line access to datasets and metadata […]

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New TA User Groups prepare to summer field season

Spring is in full speed here at INTERACT TA Coordination office, as well are the preparations for the approaching summer field season. The next months will see a record number of user groups conducting research with support from INTERACT Transnational Access -we have a whopping 61 user groups are currently preparing for their Transnational Access […]

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Season’s Greetings

It’s the final week before Christmas, and things are starting to slow down after a busy autumn. Most of the time in November was spent in handling the TA application and evaluation process, and updating the budget for the INTERACT TA supported field work in 2019. Moving further in the stages of the TA application […]

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Summer season wrap-up

Here in Finland winter is approaching fast, and we already got the first snow last week. It melted away fast, but from the quickly darkening days and dropping temperatures it’s easy to tell the winter is just around the corner. This also means that the summer field season is coming to an end for this […]

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Transnational Access call is open!

It’s again that time of the year when the call for INTERACT Transnational and Remote Access opens up. This time, the call is open until 13th October. Same as before, the call for physical TA is open to 43 research infrastructures and the call for RA (remote access) is open to 18 infrastructures, located in […]

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Where the Poles met

Last two weeks have been super intensive. The reason is the Polar2018 meeting, a gathering of both Arctic and Antarctic research communities that brought together more than two thousand people to Davos in Switzerland. And of course INTERACT was there, too! For me the highlight of the week was the INTERACT TA User Community Meeting […]

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It’s finally spring!

And what a spring! It’s been unusually warm for the past couple weeks here in Finland, and we already now have leaves on the trees by mid-May! It’s not only the spring weather that has been busy here, but we’ve also had an extremely hectic times here at the TA Coordination office, as you can […]

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Closures and new beginnings

Another year has passed and a new year is beginning. For me, this has always been time to look back and reflect the events that took place over the past year, and after that put the past behind and start looking towards the opportunities and challenges lying ahead. The past year, especially the autumn, was […]

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It’s time to apply TA!

With September starting up, the autumn has arrived. As the summer field season is approaching to its end, it’s time to start planning of the forthcoming research activities. For that, we have now opened the Transnational Access call for projects taking place between March 2018 and April 2019. You can learn more about the Transnational […]

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After the Midsummer

It’s hard to believe, but we are already past the Midsummer! Before the Midsummer time always seems to go so fast, then suddenly pause for the Midsummer, and then extend for the rest of the summer in July and August. Perhaps it’s because of all the anticipation us Finns have for summer after the long […]

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