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Today leaders of the Korea Polar Research Institute and the Norwegian Polar Institute signed an agreement regarding a joint research centre at the premises of the Norwegian Polar Institute at the Fram Centre in Tromsø, Norway.
TopoSvalbard is now extended with a new map layer: satellite imagery.
In 2013 the Norwegian Polar Institute released two new geological map sheets from Svalbard: Hopen (1 : 100 000) with an integrated map description and Nordaustlandet SW (1 : 200 000).
Circulation and Exchanges at High-latitude Ocean Margins: Dynamical Models and observations from Instrumented Seals
Qin Zhou successfully defended her PhD.
Speaker: Jean-Charles Gallet, Postdoc, Norwegian Polar Institute.
NPI seminar: Journey of the light absorbing aerosols: Transport, deposition, post-depositional processes in the cryosphere, and its role in the Earth system
Speaker: Teppei J. Yasunari, Staff Scientist (Affiliation: GESTAR/USRA) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).
NPI seminar: Melt, mass balance, and runoff simulations and observations from the Greenland Ice Sheet and glaciers peripheral to the Ice Sheet and globally
Speaker: Sebastian Mernild, Glaciology and Climate Change Laboratory Center for Scientific Studies / Centro de Estudios Cientificos (CECs), Valdivia.
Speaker: Nigel G. Yoccoz, University of Tromsø.