NVP’s new website

We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. The updated site includes changes to navigation, with dropdown menus for both mobile and desktop versions which are totally responsive. We’ve also improved the structure of our content, so you’ll get more from a quick read. There’s a whole host of smaller but […]

The Birkeland Anniversary 15-16 June

On the 13-16th of June 2017 the University of Oslo is inviting to several events in relation to the Kristian Birkeland Anniversary, the general information about the different events programmed for this week can be found here Birkeland Symposium: The registration for the Birkeland Symposium in Oslo is now open. Registration needed if you wan […]

EU-PolarNet – Public consultation for EU priorities on polar research

The EU-PolarNet is the world’s largest consortium of expertise and infrastructure for polar research. Seventeen countries are represented by 22 of Europe’s internationally-respected multi-disciplinary research institutions. An overview os the institutions can be found here The EU-PolarNet has launched a survey which may be of interest to our members. The survey aims at giving you […]

Presentations from the Symposium 2016

Where is Bergen in Arctic Research? Time: November 17th 2016 at 17:00-20:00 Place: University of Bergen, Geophysical Institute. The symposium was held in Norwegian with English slide shows. These were two of the presentatiosn during the symposium: INTAROS – Integrated Arctic Observing System – by Stein Sandven, Research Director at NERSC Rettslege utfordringar ved eit Arktis […]

Arctic Frontiers 2017

The marginal ice zone. Cross-cutting challenges which require interdisciplinary research, management and policy Time: January 26th 2017 at 14:00-16:00 Place: UiT – Auditorium UB In cooperation with The University Centre in Svalbard, the University of Tromsø / the Arctic University, the North-University, the Norwegian Polar Institute, the University of Oslo and the Nansen Environmental Centre, […]

INTAROS: Integrated Arctic Observation system

Professor Stein Sandven at the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC) is the coordinator for the research project INTAROS (Integrated Arctic Observation System), which has received funding of more than 15 million EUR from the EU framework program Horizon 2020. The project is  implemented in partnership with the following Norwegian institutions: NERSC, UiB, IMR, […]

Collaboration Agreement with Russian Geographical society

The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research has recently signed a Collaboration Agreement with the Russian Geographical Society.

Svalbard White Paper

Follow the link to read the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security’s recommendations for Svalbard’s development: https://www.regjeringen.no/no/dokumenter/meld.-st.-32-20152016/id2499962/

Marine Policy publication

A tale of summer and ice: Manuscript evaluating the Declaration on unregulated fishing under ice-free conditions in the Central Arctic published in Marine Policy by NVP-NERSC-UNIS summer school students.

NORSAR – New Institutional Member

NORSAR is an internationally recognized, independent, not-for-profit, research foundation within the field of geo-science providing advanced, innovative products and solutions to customers in the public and private sectors. We welcome them as a Institutional Member of the Academy. NOSARs webpage