The whole POLARISATION team met for the first time in Tromsø (Norway) on the 12th and 13th of June this year. In total 20 participants representing13 international research Institutes were present. During these 2 days, the group got to know each other through a series of presentations, coffee breaks and social events under the midnight sun. A working plan for the project´s field and experimental work was discussed and outlined during on the second day. The first field trip to Svalbard starts in September. Pictures and news will be posted!