ADAC is a Center of Maritime Research focused on advancing domain awareness in the Pan-Arctic.
Our current research projects include the following:
- • Community Based Observer Networks (CBONS) for situational awareness
- • Affordable sensors for crisis monitoring
- • Autonomous platforms: to put “sensors on scene”
- • Integrated Ice Hazards: a City of Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) based comprehensive approach
- • Modeling (principally environmental factors)
- > Storm Surge/coastal flooding, Sea Ice Forecasts, and Oil plume
- • Fusion of Arctic related data and information for U.S. Coast Guard
- • Decision support through creating an Ice Conditions Index (ICECON) for the Great Lakes
- • Professional Arctic Mariner Development in support of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Polar Code
- • Education Outreach and Workforce Development
- • Arctic-Related Incidents of National Significance (IoNS) and “Arctic 2030” workshops
All ADAC research projects aim to support the Arctic operator in the High North. The inter-relation of ADAC projects is portrayed below.
Learn more about our individual projects under the research themes.