The 2018 OUTREACH Expedition as a case study bridging the science-policy boundary to foster international collaborations, identify priorities and enhance pan-Arctic connectivity

Guillermo Auad1, Anne Husebekk2, Paul F.J. Wassmann2, Lars-Otto Reiersen2, Matthias Forwick2, Ingvild Jakobsen2, Geir Gotaas2, Lena Aarekol2, Nicole Biebow3, Robert W. Corell4, Børge Damsgård5, Bjørn Haugland6, Martin Fortier7, Søren Rysgaard8, Ole Sæverud9, Asgeir Sørensen10, Andrea Tilche11 and Francisco Werner12, (1)U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Sterling, VA, United States, (2)UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway, (3)Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz, Center for Polar and Marine Research Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany, (4)University of the Arctic’s Institute at the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, The Global Environment and Technology Foundation, and The University of Miami, Miami, United States, (5)The University Centre in Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Norway, (6)DNV GL, Oslo, Norway, (7)Laval University, Quebec City, Canada, (8)Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, (9)Troms Police District, Norwegian Police Service, Tromsø, Norway, (10)Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, (11)European Commission, Directorate-General Research and Innovation, Brussels, Belgium, (12)National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD, United States