Internasjonalt samarbeid

ISSMGE - International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Arne Instanes is the Norwegian representative to ISSMGE Technical Committee on Frost (

IPA - International Permafrost Association

INSTANES POLAR AS is participating in IPA's working group on permafrost engineering (

ACIA - Arctic Climate Impact Assessment Arne Instanes was a lead author in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) 2000-2006, see

SWIPA - Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic Arne Instanes, INSTANES POLAR AS, is participating in the SWIPA project. 

The SWIPA project was established by the Arctic Council in April 2008 as a follow-up to the 2004 Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA). Its goal is to assess current scientific information on changes in the Arctic cryosphere, including the impacts of climate change on the ice, snow, and permafrost characteristics of the Arctic, which have potentially far reaching implications for both the Arctic and the Earth as a whole.

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