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C o o p e rat i o n w i t h ot h e r 04 O rg a n i z at i o n s 4.1 Cooperation with other Organizations - Overview Volker Rachold ited financial resources, and to avoid duplication of efforts, IASC has always strived for close cooperation with other groups interested in Arctic research. Today IASC maintains excellent relations with many other polar and global science organizations. With the goals to develop and stimulate shared initiatives that are of high interest to the broader Arc- Council from its very beginning, and in this function tic research community, to make better use of lim- Table 1 IASC has been an accredited observer of the Arctic it is in the position to provide independent scientific List of Formal Partnership Agreements Organization Type Signed Comment Jointly with SCAR Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) MoU 2008 renewed 2013 Circumpolar Health Research Network (CirchNet) LoA 2011 European Polar Board (EPB) MoU 2014 Forum of Arctic Research Operators (FARO) MoU 2013 International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) LoA 2008 renewed 2013 International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS) LoA 2008 renewed 2013 International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) MoU 2011 International Permafrost Association (IPA) MoU 2009 renewed 2014 Pacific Arctic Group (PAG) LoA 2009 renewed 2014 Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) LoA 2006 renewed 2011 University of the Arctic (UArctic) LoA 2011 Jointly with IASSA World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) MoU 2008 renewed 2013 Jointly with SCAR MoU: Memorandum of Understanding 85 04 Cooperation with Other Organizations LoA: Letter of Agreement MoA: Memorandum of Agreement Jointly with SCAR Jointly with SCAR