Scientific Advisor Elizabeth Nyman arrives in sunny Longyearbyen

Our scientific Advisor Elizabeth Nyman from Texas A&M University at Galvestor arrived for the annual meeting of the REGIMES project today – and brought with her amazing weather with clear skies and magnificent views! Dr. Nyman in an academic and writer who specializes in international maritime issues. Currently she is an Assistant Professor of Political Read More …

Our Scientific Advisor Sandra Cassotta has leading role in UNs Climate Report

We are so proud to announce that  our Scientific Advisor Sandra Cassotta will serve as Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for Polar Regions – IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryoshpere in a Changing Climate! Here is an article in Danish reporting on this: http://www.law.aau.dk/nyheder/nyhed//juraforsker-faar-ledende-rolle-i-specialrapport-for-fn-s-klimapanel-.cid321779  Reserachers from all over the world Read More …

The Snow Crab drama continues….

The Snow Crab drama continues…. Rachel Tiller, REGIMES research and work package leader, has recently been cited in two very interesting articles: http://www.politico.eu/article/of-crustaceans-and-oil-the-case-of-the-snow-crab-on-svalbard/ Rachel comments on the recent legal decision that the benthic (ground-crawling and bottom-dwelling) nature of snow crab gives it a different legal status under the Svalbard Treaty (of 1920) than, say, fish. In Read More …