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  • Annual report 2012

    The Norwegian Polar Institute's annual report provides an overview of the Institute's activities and publications from the past year.

  • Great interest in free access to polar research

    The Norwegian Polar Institute's peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal —Polar Research— has enjoyed over 100 000 full text downloads from its website during 2011, a mark of success for the journal’s move to open-access nearly one year ago.

  • Norwegian Polar Institute's annual report for 2010

    The annual report addresses the the Institute activities, financial statements and publications of 2010. It includes articles about climate change in the Norwegian Arctic, the update of the management plan for the Barents Sea and areas off the Lofoten Islands, logistics in Antarctica, and sea birds and the new Norwegian Red List.

  • New report: Climate Change in the Norwegian Arctic - Implications for life in the North

    NorACIA (Norwegian Arctic Climate Impact Assessment) report "Climate change in the Arctic. Consequences for life in the north", is translated into English.

  • Warmer and wetter Norwegian Arctic

    The new report “Climate changes in the Norwegian Arctic – consequences for life in the north” handed over to Norwegian Minister of the Environment, Erik Solheim. The report marks the ending of many years scientific work under the project NorACIA (Norwegian Arctic Climate Impact Assessment).

  • 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.