Arctic Council Working Group
Search and Rescue
Marine Environmental Response
Risk Assessment Methods and Metadata
Prevention, Preparedness and Response in Small Communities
Circumpolar Wildland Fire Project
Circumpolar Oil Spill Response Viability Analysis Phase II (COSRVA II)
New Low-Sulphur Fuels - Fate and Behavior in Cold Water Conditions
ARCSAFE & RADSAR
Review of Legal Issues Related to the MOSPA Agreement
Tools and Databases
EPPR conducted a Joint Table-Top Exercise together with the Arctic Coast Guard Forum
EPPR and Arctic Coast Guard Forum are working together to make the Arctic a safer place through coordinated emergency preparedness. The Arctic Guardian Table-Top Exercise...
09 Dec 2020
EPPR launches the second video of the Prevention, Preparedness and Response in Small Communities project
The video creates awareness on impacts and risks of oil spills and challenges they may create in small communities
01 Dec 2020
As millions of acres burn in the Arctic, creating a common language around wildfire management is key
Record-setting wildfire seasons are becoming a new normal in the Arctic. While uncontrolled wildfires are devastating, could fire also be a tool for biodiversity and miti...
07 Sep 2020
Using data to improve oil spill response in the Arctic
The Arctic is undergoing rapid environmental and social changes. As human activity increases in the region, so does the risk of oil spills.
25 Aug 2020
Two EPPR Webinars Coming Up Next Week
EPPR is hosting webinars on COSRVA and Arctic Marine Risk Assessment next week.
24 Apr 2020
Arctic Marine Risk Assessment Guideline Launched
The Guideline aims to improve safety of Arctic marine operations by incorporating Arctic-specific risk factors not covered by existing guidelines.
20 Apr 2020
EPPR participated in "Challenges in Arctic Oil Spill Response" Twitter Conference
Project APP4SEA, "Arctic preparedness platform" held a Twitter conference on 16 April 2020 on challenges in Arctic oil spill response.
16 Apr 2020
EPPR welcomes a new Expert Group on Radiation
At the EPPR-II 2019 meeting that took place in Reykjavik, Iceland 3-5 December, a new Expert Group on Radiation was established.
19 Dec 2019
Put into reality: EPPR looks into the VIKING SKY incident
At its first Working Group meeting during the Icelandic Chairmanship, the Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Working Group held a workshop on the VIKI...
19 Aug 2019
RADEX 2019 Table Top Exercise Taking Place in Bodø on 3 June 2019
RADEX 2019 is an international exercise related to rescue operations in radiological hazardous areas and with risk for radioactive contamination at sea in the Arctic.
29 May 2019
Prepared to respond to emergencies in the Arctic
During the Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the Working Group on Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) has furthered its efforts to enhance em...
03 May 2019
MOSPA Exercise in Oulu, Finland 6-8 March 2018
A table-top MOSPA exercise was held in Oulu, Finland 6-8 March 2018.
09 Jan 2018
The EPPR Search and Rescue (SAR) Expert Group
Since June 2015, the SAR Expert Group (SAR EG) has been an Expert Group under the EPPR.
06 Nov 2017