The Arctic Portal is a comprehensive gateway to Arctic information and data on the internet, increasing information sharing and co-operation among Arctic stakeholders and granting exposure to Arctic related information and data.
The Arctic Portal is operated in consultation and co-operation with members of the Arctic Council and its Working Groups, Permanent Participants, Observers and other Stakeholders.
The Arctic Portal is a network of information and data sharing and serves as host to many web sites in a circumpolar context, supporting co-operation and outreach in science, education, and policy making.
The Arctic Portal is managed as non-profitable organization, located in Akureyri, Iceland, under an international board of directors.
The Arctic Portal provides web presence to over 50 scientific institutions, associations and project of international importance and participates in Arctic research projects such as European Commission funded EU Arctic Information Centre Initiative, Arctic Council SDWG endorsed Arctic Maritime and Aviation Transportation Infrastructure Initiative, the Arctic Council SAON project, the EU 7th framework program funded PAGE21 Permafrost project and many others.