The DAMOCLES consortium consist of 48 institutions in 11 European countries + the Russian Federation and Belarus.
Below you will find contact details, press releases, images etc.
Information Officer Erlend A.
Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo (CICERO)
P.O. Box 1129 Blindern, 0318 Oslo - Norway
+47 99 64 36 01
Project leader group
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)
Folkborgsvagen 1 - 60176 Norrkoping - Sweden
+46 114 95 85 83
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)
LOCEAN - DAMOCLES Project Office
Tour 45/46 - 513A - 4, place Jussieu (CC 100) - 75252 Paris cedex 5 - France
+33 144 27 84 52
With her rounded and flat hull, Tara can be embedded in the ice and withstand the extreme pressure that the arctic pack-ice exerts on her. Copyright: Francis Latreille/ADO. (Jun 27, 2006)
Vagabond is a French polar yacht used as a base camp for DAMOCLES in Storfjord, East Spitsbergen. The next 2 years the crew will be testing most of the new technology for DAMOCLES, before sending these instruments to the Arctic Ocean. (Sep 6, 2006)
The DAMOCLES consortium consist of 48 institutions in 11 European countries + the Russian Federation and Belarus. Find contact persons for each participation institution or country. (Jul 3, 2006)
The Arctic research vessel “Oceania” participates in the DAMOCLES project in 2006. Pictures from earlier research cruises. (Jun 30, 2006)
From the press
- Slow ice growth leads to low November ice extent >>
[National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Dec 6, 2010]
- Arctic ice extent remains low despite rapid growth >>
[National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Nov 2, 2010]
- Weather and feedbacks lead to third-lowest extent >>
[National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Oct 4, 2010]
- End of summer approaches for Arctic sea ice >>
[National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Sep 7, 2010]
- Canada picks site for Arctic research station >>
[Nature, Aug 25, 2010]
- North by Northwest >>
[National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Aug 17, 2010]
- Giant Greenland iceberg a climate 'warning sign' >>
[AFP, Aug 13, 2010]
- Ice island could threaten oil, shipping >>
[Detroit News/Reuters, Aug 12, 2010]
- July sea ice second lowest: oldest ice begins to melt >>
[National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Aug 4, 2010]
- A change in atmospheric circulation >>
[National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Jul 20, 2010]
DAMOCLES is a european contribution to the International Polar Year 2007 - 2008.
DAMOCLES is financed by the European Union in the 6th Framework Programme.