Report on the Goals and Objectives
for Arctic Research

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Arctic research plays a key role in addressing fundamental scientific issues and in helping the nation meet its needs, aspirations and responsibilities as an arctic nation. To this end, the USARC delivers a biennial report to the President and Congress outlining recommended scientific research goals and objectives for the Arctic.

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Previous Reports

2017–2018 (5.60 MB pdf)
2015–2016 (5.70 MB pdf)
2013–2014 (4.24 MB pdf)
2011–2012 (2.01 MB pdf)
2009–2010 (1.73 MB pdf)
2007 (2.58 MB pdf)
2005 (1.31 MB pdf)
2003 (264 KB pdf)