About DAMOCLES

The DAMOCLES Project has ended on 31st May 2010. The Website will no longer be updated............................................................ DAMOCLES (Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies) is an integrated ice-atmosphere-ocean monitoring and forecasting system designed for observing, understanding and quantifying climate changes in the Arctic. DAMOCLES is specifically concerned with the potential for a significantly reduced sea ice cover, and the impacts this might have on the environment and on human activities, both regionally and globally.



DAMOCLES General Assembly

For the DAMOCLES consortium members and guests only: Welcome to Damocles General Assembly and associated meetings in Sopot, Poland November 25–28, 2008.
(Sep 5, 2008)

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Tara and Fram on exhibit

Two unique polar expeditions on display in Oslo. (Jun 26, 2008)

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Peppering the Arctic with measuring instruments

In DAMOCLES, one of the largest EU research project to date, the Arctic is peppered with state of the art measuring instruments worth millions of euros to better predict climate change and generate more accurate weather and ocean forecasts. (Nov 29, 2007)

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Damocles General Assembly

For the DAMOCLES consortium members and guests only: Welcome to Damocles General Assembly and associated meetings
Oslo, November 27–30, 2007 (Oct 12, 2007)

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High DAMOCLES activity during IPY

The past week was a pretty busy week with the launch of the IPY in Paris and many other cities around the world. On March 5 and 6, 2007 the European Commission organised a Special Symposium on Polar Research in relation to IPY. On this occasion the Damocles mobile exhibition prepared by IPF was presented in Brussels. (Mar 12, 2007)

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From the press

International Polar Year 2007 - 2008

DAMOCLES is a european contribution to the International Polar Year 2007 - 2008.

FP6

DAMOCLES is financed by the European Union in the 6th Framework Programme.

Jul 22, 2011

Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies