ASOF is the sum of individual research projects funded by national agencies. It does not support research in its own right. The current projects doing ASOF science include:

ASOF Projects ACCESS - Arctic Climate Change, Economy and Society Atlantic Water Transformation in the Lofoten Basin of the Nordic Seas Barrow Canyon Mooring Array Circulation and Dynamics of the Irminger Basin Canadian Arctic Through-flow (CAT) Study Pathways and transformation of the Denmark Strait Overflow Water in the Irminger Basin The Euro-Basin Freshwater Outflow from Hudson Strait to the Labrador Sea Current meter moorings in Fugloya-Bear Island Ocean/Ice-Sheet Interactions in Greenland The Pacific Gateway to the Arctic Ocean - interdisciplinary studies in the Bering Strait Tracking the Atlantic Waters in the Arctic Ocean Monitoring of oceanic fluxes across Fram Strait