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About the ARM Workshop

The National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Geosciences / Division of Polar Programs Arctic Research Support & Logistics (RSL) Program sponsored the Arctic Field Safety Risk Management Workshop 4-5 February, 2014 at the Arlington Hilton Hotel, in Arlington, Virginia.

Objective:  Explore NSF’s arctic program risk management issues to improve practices, build communication, and reduce risk.


    • Discuss current policies and procedures to improve practices, communication, etc.
    • Explore other program and agency field risk management approaches and programs
    • Increase research community engagement  – including at the research institution level
    • Initiate a community of practice for arctic field safety risk management

Agenda – 30 January


Homework – Prepare to participate

Resources – Websites, images, etc.

Workshop Products