Cryosphere-atmosphere interactions in a changing Arctic climate

CRAICC is part of the Top-level Research Initiative (TRI), the largest joint Nordic research and innovation initiative to date, aiming to strengthen research and innovation regarding climate change issues in the Nordic Region.  



Photo: Värriö Subarctic Research Station (by Ella-Maria Kyrö)


CRAICC objectives

  • To identify and quantify the major processes controlling Arctic warming and related feedback mechanisms
  • To outline strategies to mitigate Arctic warming
  • To develop Nordic Earth System modeling
  • FOCUS: short-lived climate forcers (SLCF), including natural and anthropogenic aerosols


CRAICC proposal