The sixth meeting of the Arctic Data Committee was held as a virtual meeting at 7th December, 15-18 CET, 9am-12pm EST, 14-17 UTC. 

The recording from the meeting is found here.

The list of participants is found here.

The draft minutes from the meeting are found here.


14:00 UTC - 17:00 UTC

Arctic Data Committee Business Meeting


Welcome and introductions



ADC Executive report including vision and strategy for 2021-2024

Peter Pulsifer, Marten Tacoma, Stein Tronstad


 Aligning polar data policies, status and updates

  • A new data policy for the Arctic Council
  • Data workshop during the ASSW and AOS
  • Updates to the IASC data statement
  • A data policy for SAON

 Stein Tronstad

15:00 UTC (estimated) 

Project, Program, Member and National reports, including

  • Arctic PASSION, Work Package 2: Bringing the Arctic Data System to action (Øystein Godøy, Jan Rene Larsen, Heïdi Sevestre)
  • Polar Observing Assets Working Group (Bill Manley)
  • National Inuit Data Management Committee and Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Activities (Jenn. Parrott)
  • Introductions and select U.S. data  management activities (Noor Johnson)
  • POLDER activities (Taco DeBruin)
  • Arctic Observing Summit and connection to ADC (Maribeth Murray (tent.))
  • Open reporting  and discussion session for all





SAON: Report from the Board and the Committee on Observing Networks (CON)

Jan Rene Larsen


Review of Terms of Reference, leadership review

ADC Executive, All


Open forum







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