The Norwegian Climate Foundation — report no. 02/2019

THE GEOPOLITICAL IMPLICATIONS OF ARCTIC SEA ICE MELT Climate change, international trade, and the oil & gas industrySOPHIA MATTHEWS, Brown UniversityIN COOPERATION WITH:Nansen Scientific Society IN COOPERATION WITH:Nansen Scientific Society

Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning (NVP) Seminar: Sikkerhet i nordområdene

Tirsdag 26 November kl. 14:00 Auditorium Elias Blix (A13), Nord Universitet, Bodø Arrangør: Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning (NVP) Møteleder og kommentator: Prof. Grete Hovelsrud, president Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning  (NVP) INTRODUKSJON 14:00 – 14:05 Det norske vitenskapsakademi for polarforskning Prof. Grete Hovelsrud, president Norges Vitenskapsakademi for Polarforskning  (NVP) 14:05 – 14:10 Trenger vi en ny […]

Observations of internal waves generated by an anticyclonic eddy: a case study in the ice edge region of the Greenland Sea

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The Svalbard Alumni Workshop

The Svalbard Alumni Workshop, by invitation, will identify, define, and develop a network of Svalbard-related young scholars. Each year, over one thousand researchers from approximately 30 nations participate in research studies, projects, and monitoring programs in Svalbard. The vast majority of these students and research professionals only spend a finite time conducting activities in Svalbard and engaging […]

Svalbard Science Conference 2019 – Svalbard in a pan-Arctic perspective

The Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, with a location in the high Arctic and easy accessibility, represents a unique platform for high quality international research and education. The Svalbard Science Forum, The Research Council of Norway and The Norwegian Polar Institute in cooperation with The Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee (NySMAC) invite researchers, research managers and stakeholders […]

Cruising the marginal ice zone: climate change and Arctic tourism

This article is the final result of the “The Arctic and the marginal ice zone (MIZ): Interdisciplinary research, management, practices and policy developments” summer school, held in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, in August 2017, organized by the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research (NVP), in cooperation with the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), UiT – the Arctic […]

NVP International Summer School 2020

During the last board meeting, it was decided that the academy will move forward with the organization of the NVP’s International Summer School 2020. The board has named a Committee integrated by: Willy Østreng, Anton G. Kjelaas, Lars Otto Reiersen and Bjørn Kaltenborn. More information will be published at a later stage once the planning […]

Annual Report 2018

The board has approved the annual report from 2018, presented and discussed during the last board meeting on March 20th, 2019. You can read and download the report on the link below.

SARex reports from 2016, 2017 and 2018 are available on-line

The University of Stavanger and the Norwegian Coast’s guard have published the result of the SARex exercises from 2016, 2017 and 2018. Prof. Ove Tobias Gudmestad, academy member, is one of the authors. SARex 1 (2016): SARex Spitzbergen : Search and rescue exercise conducted off North Spitzbergen : Exercise report   SARex 2 (2017): SARex2 : Surviving […]