Press room

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.

Press contact

Information Officer Erlend A. T. Hermansen
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

Project leader Jean-Claude Gascard
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)
4, place Jussieu - 75252 Paris - France
+33 144 27 70 70

Project co-leader Cecilie Mauritzen
Norwegian Meteorological Institute
P.O. Box 43, Blindern - Norway
+47 22 96 31 86

Project co-leader Ralf Döscher
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)
Folkborgsvagen 1 - 60176 Norrkoping - Sweden
+46 114 95 85 83

Project manager Laetitia Nitkiewicz
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



Tara Arctic image

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)

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DAMOCLES logo

Download the DAMOCLES logo in high resolution. (Apr 22, 2006)

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Images from the polar yacht Vagabond

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)

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Contact persons in participation institutions and countries

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)

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Images from the Arctic research vessel “Oceania”

The Arctic research vessel “Oceania” participates in the DAMOCLES project in 2006. Pictures from earlier research cruises. (Jun 30, 2006)

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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.

Dec 7, 2010

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