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University of Lapland

Expert(s) : Stefan Kirchner
Rovaniemi, Finland
Type of member : Academia
Sea basin :
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Baltic Sea
  • International (other sea-basins / ocean)
Topics :
  • Climate and the ocean
Environmental domains :
  • Marine/Ocean
  • Climate
Main activities :
  • Other Science / Research
The University of Lapland is the northernmost university in the European Union. With a strong focus on the social sciences, the University of Lapland provides education in a range of fields and engages in high-level international research, in particular with relevance for the Arctic and the people who live in the Arctic. In addition to other units and faculties, the University of Lapland includes the Arctic Centre, which is one of the world's leading institutions for Arctic research.