|Type of Structure:||organisation / agency|
|Duration :||1990 to present|
|Contact Address:|| Secretariat
Phone: +49 (0) 331 288 2214
FAX: +49 (0) 331 288 2215
General information and objectivesThe IASC is a circumarctic non-governmental organization that was formed in 1990 to encourage and facilitate cooperation in all aspects of arctic research, in all countries engaged in arctic research and in all areas of the arctic region. The IASC member organizations are national science organizations covering all fields of arctic research. The Swiss Polar Research Commission (SKP) became the 15th member of the IASC Council in 1994.