Norway's central governmental institution for scientific research, mapping and environmental monitoring in the Arctic and the Antarctic. The Institute advises Norwegian authorities on matters concerning polar environmental management and is the official environmental management body for Norwegian activities in Antarctica. More about us
New research vessel
Kronprins Haakon, the new icebreaker scheduled for delivery in 2017, will be one of the world's most advanced research vessels.
The Arctic is changing, and multi-year ice is yielding to thinner first-year ice. N-ICE2015 looks at the effects, and contribute to more precise climate- and ice models.
The Norwegian Polar Institute's Centre for Ice, Climate and Ecosystems (ICE) is a national competance centre for ice and climate research in the polar regions.