QUAntifying Rapid Climate Change in the Arctic: regional feedbackS and large-scale impacts

Funded by the BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research), Germany

in the framework of „Förderung bilateraler Verbundvorhaben im Rahmen der Wissenschaftlich-Technischen Zusammenarbeit (WTZ) auf dem Gebiet der Polar- und Meeresforschung mit der Russischen Föderation im Rahmenprogramm Forschung für nachhaltige Entwicklung – FONA³“

Project duration:

•    1.3.2017 until 30.06.2021.



July 2020: QUARCCS wins the Award for German-Russian Science Projects within the framework of the year of German-Russian research cooperation’s (https://russia-germany-cooperation.ru/wettbewerb/). It was a competition to award prizes for outstanding German-Russian science projects. QUARCCS project has been awared in the category top-level research.  View the corresponding website, picture, and video.


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Phase 2




Meetings & Publications



Principal applicant from Germany:

Dr. Annette Rinke,

Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research,

Telegrafenberg A43, 14473 Potsdam, Germany,

++49 (0) 331 2882130,

e-mail: Annette.Rinke@awi.de

Principal applicant from Russia:

Prof. Igor Mokhov,

Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics,

Russian Academy of Sciences, 119017 Moscow, 3 Pyzhevsky, Russia,

++7 495 951 5565,

e-mail: mokhov@ifaran.ru