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
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Norway's new icebreaker research vessel will monitor the environmental state and the climate state of both the Arctic and the Antarctic.
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.
We are seeking Norwegian Standing Scientific Group (SSG) representatives
Stark warning from scientists that climate change already has severe on impacts marine mammals at Svalbard
Conservationist Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen – the first female researcher in Svalbard
Marine litter knows no borders