Whilst the UK is not an Arctic Rim nation it does have access to international facilities and resources deployed in the Arctic region and these are potentially available for use by UK researchers.
About the station, its facilities and location in the Svalbard research village of Ny-Ålesund; how to access the station.
Cruise planning and application process; about the James Clark Ross, Ernest Shackleton. RRS Discovery, RRS James Cook
Aircraft and instrumentation that can be operated in the polar regions
Field stations, ships and aircraft operated by other nations; access to the polar logistic infrastructure of Arctic Rim nations.
Facilities used by UK researchers to access the polar regions as platforms to study the Earth’s ionosphere and magnetosphere.