Articles in this issue include:

Interagency Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)
– SEARCH Updates
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19614

Arctic Social Sciences Program
– Demographics of True and False Arctic Facts
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19609
– Recovered Artifacts Indicate Prehistoric Trade Across Bering Strait
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19624

National Science Foundation News
– Impact of FY 2013 Sequestration Order on NSF Awards
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19617
– NSF’s Polar Cyberinfrastructure Program Initiative
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19613
– Community Updates from NSF Arctic Town Hall Meetings
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19649

Interagency News
– Administration Releases Five-Year Arctic Research Plan
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19623
– The Arctic Report Card: Past and Present
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19615

U.S. Arctic Research Commission
– Recent Presidential Appointments to USARC
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19611
– USARC Resources and Reports
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19612

Polar Research Board
– Polar Research Board Releases Report on Seasonal to Decadal Predictions of Arctic Sea Ice
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19610

International News
– International Arctic Observing Summit to Convene Spring 2013
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19630

A Note from the ARCUS President
– A Brief Personal Look at the Evolution of the R/V Sikuliaq
   http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2013/1/article/19620

The next issue of Witness the Arctic will be published in spring of 2013. For further information or to submit an article idea for future issues, please contact Betsy Turner-Bogren at ARCUS (betsy@arcus.org).

To view articles or to download a PDF file of this issue, please go to:
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic.

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