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  • Pesticides in Svalbard snow

    Scientists at the Norwegian Polar Institute and the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) have investigated the amount of pesticides in the snow in Svalbard. Read about their findings here.

  • International workshop on black carbon in snow

    A seminar on black carbon in snow sampling, albedo effects and climate impact was recently organized in Tromsø.

  • Collection of 2000 marine samples

    During this summer's COPOL-cruise with the research vessel " Lance", more than 2000 marine samples were collected for analyses of new and old POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants).