News archive: 2009
Polar Research in Tromsø 2009
This publication describes the education and research in polar studies carried out by institutions in Tromsø during the last year.
Report on melting snow and ice presented in Copenhagen today
Former Vice President Al Gore and Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre presented their global report on melting ice at a side event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP 15) 14 December.
International Polar Week 5 - 9 October
The International Polar Year (IPY) is over, but the activity continues. An international polar week is arranged in early October, focusing on recruiting new individual and institutional partners, stimulating increased engagement by polar partners, and highlighting classroom activities developed for the new IPY Polar Resource Book.
“Ice paradise” — Svalbard in National Geographic Magazine
A spectacularly illustrated article in the April issue of National Geographic Magazine takes an intimate look at Svalbard.
Young Scientist Forum - a meeting place for young polar scientists
40 young polar scientists and students participate in the Young Scientist Forum (YSF), which is held in conjunction with this year's Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø in January 2009.