Cool stuff x 6

Here in Oulu at the TA Offices it’s more about working indoors at the office, but nevertheless the summer is all around us as well once stepping outside. It’s been a rather cold and rainy summer so far, but at least this makes everything very lush and green as you can see from the snapshots […]

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Why the Faroe Islands?

Around the world, organic soils store an incredibly large proportion of the terrestrial carbon pool. As the climate changes, these soils are releasing more carbon to the atmosphere, both directly as carbon dioxide, and indirectly, via water. Once the carbon is in surface waters, such as streams, rivers, reservoirs and lakes, it can decompose releasing […]

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Travelling around the Faroe Islands

I had a couple of streams and lakes I wanted to visit on the south end of Eysturoy. These are approximately 5 km away from Tórshavn, and driving there is possible, thanks to a bridge across the Atlantic, here called Sundini. However, the drive is quite spectacular. It’s 70 km and takes over an hour […]

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Arriving in the Faroe Islands

My first view of the Faroe Islands was from the small window on my sparsely populated plane. I could see islands, looking like giant rocks jutting out of the sea. There was quite a lot of snow on the higher peaks. Coming in to land at the airport on Vágar is quite an experience. The […]

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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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