The concept of FACE-IT rests on a comparison of selected Arctic fjord systems at different stage of cryosphere loss in Greenland, Svalbard and Finnmark, Northern Norway.

The study sites of FACE-IT. Greenland: Godthåbsfjord (GF), Disko Bay (DB), Young Sound (YS). Svalbard: Kongsfjorden (KF), Isfjorden (IF), Inglefieldbukta (IB). Norway: Porsangerfjord (PF), Finnmark. Focal sites are indicated by underlined acronyms. (Map based on The International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean IBCAO; Jakobsson et al. 2012)

Jakobsson, M., L. A. Mayer, B. Coakley, J. A. Dowdeswell, S. Forbes, B. Fridman, H. Hodnesdal, R. Noormets, R. Pedersen, M. Rebesco, H.-W. Schenke, Y. Zarayskaya A, D. Accettella, A. Armstrong, R. M. Anderson, P. Bienhoff, A. Camerlenghi, I. Church, M. Edwards, J. V. Gardner, J. K. Hall, B. Hell, O. B. Hestvik, Y. Kristoffersen, C. Marcussen, R. Mohammad, D. Mosher, S. V. Nghiem, M. T. Pedrosa, P. G. Travaglini, and P. Weatherall (2012) The International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO) Version 3.0, Geophysical Research Letters 39(12):L12609. doi: 10.1029/2012GL052219