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Links to science in Svalbard

Svalbard Statistics

Svalbard Science Forum Partners

The Research Council of Norway
NySMAC - Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee
LySEF - Longyearbyen Science and Education Forum
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Science - Polish scientific community in Hornsund
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute - Russian scientific community in Barentsburgg -
Norwegian Polar Institute
UNIS - University Centre in Svalbard
Kings Bay AS
Governor of Svalbard (Observer)


Other science institutions with activity or facilities in Svalbard

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) — Germany
Andøya Space Center
Arctic Centre of the University of Groningen — The Netherlands
Arctic Station - Netherlands — The Dutch station in Ny-Ålesund
AWIPEV Base — The French-German Arctic Research Base in Ny-Ålesund
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) — UK
Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration (CHINARE) — China
EISCAT (European Incoherent Scatter radar) — International
German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) — Germany
Institut polaire francais Paul Emile Victor (IPEV) — France
Kings Bay Marine Laboratory (Ny-Ålesund)
Kjell Henriksen Observatory (Longyearbyen)
Kola Science Centre — Russia
Kongsberg Satellite Services AS — operates SvalSat
Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) — Republic of Korea
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (Bergen)
National Institute for Polar Research (NIPR) — Japan
National Research Council of Italy (CNR) — Italy
Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU)
Norwegian Mapping Authority (Statens Kartverk)
Norwegian Meteorological Institute (Bjørnøya, Hopen, Jan Mayen)
Norwegian Space Centre — owns SvalRak
Polish Polar Station (Hornsund)
Russian Academy of Sciences (Site in Russian)
SINTEF (Stiftelsen for industriell og teknisk forskning)
SPEAR - Space plasma exploration by active radar — Leicester University, UK
Stockholm University, Dept Applied Environmental Science (ITM) — Sweden
SOUSY The Sousy Svalbard Radar — run by the University of Tromsø
Torun Polar Station (Kaffiøyra)
Zeppelin Station (Ny-Ålesund)


Svalbard organisations, resources, and attractions
European Marine Biodiversity Research Sites (Kongsfjorden & Hornsund)
Geo-NP-Net (Forum for Geologists in Norwegian Polar areas)
Longyearbyen Lokalstyre (Norwegian only)
Longyearbyen Sundial
Environmental monitoring of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (MOSJ)
Pole Position — Logistics and port agency in Longyearbyen
Port of Longyearbyen
Spitsbergen Airship Museum
Store Norske (Coal mining company)
Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Svalbard Museum
Svalbard Reiseliv (Tourism agency)


Svalbard handbooks and information resources
Birds of Svalbard
Cruise handbook — information about nature, history and cultural heritage
Flora of Svalbard
National Parks in Norway, including Svalbard (site in Norwegian only)
Place names of Svalbard — with information, interactive maps, origin of name
Svalbard Statistics
Svalbardinsects (SPIDER)
TopoSvalbard — interactive map with aerial photos and various tools



Other information and resources

Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund - The Governor of Svalbard

Drift Noise - Free online and email seaice service from AWI

Polar Knowledge Canada - information about research and the CHARS station
Villum research station (Station Nord) - Danish research station in NE Greenland at 80N  
Zackenberg research station - Danish research station in East- Greenland  










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