The Norwegian Polar Institute's publications are available at libraries and in bookstores internationally and in the online publication archive Brage. Our printed publications can also be ordered directly from us. The Polar Institute has a collection of short fact sheets on most issues related to our activities, and our scientific journal Polar Research is now freely available online.
Polar Research, Norwegian Polar Institute's international journal in English. Polar Research promotes the exchange of knowledge about the polar regions across disciplines, and serves an international community of scientists and environmental managers. The journal was established in 1982 and went on to become "Open Access" in early 2011.
Polar handbooks contain information about conditions in the Arctic, such as history, nature and geological conditions. Several of the books available in both English and Norwegian.
The Report series contains scientific or environmental management reports, mainly in Norwegian or English and are not being peer reviewed. The authors work at the institute or other institutions dealing with polar issues.
The Norwegian Polar Institute's annual reports provide an overview of the institute's activities, statements and publications from past years. Annual reports are available in Norwegian with an English summary, and include popular science articles translated in their entirety.
Our fact sheets are short and to the point, and cover themes related to the Norwegian Polar Institute's work.
Polar Research in Tromsø / Fram Forum
"Polar Research in Tromsø" (PRIT) was published annually by the Fram Centre (formerly the Polar Environmental Centre), the University of Tromsø, the Institute of Marine Research and the Norwegian Polar Institute. The Last edition was published in 2010 - its successor is the magazine "Fram Forum". Electronic versions of PRIT is free to download and we will send complimentary print copies on request.
The series "Meddelser" consisted of scientific articles or reports in Norwegian, English or other languages an exception that was not peer reviewed. From 2000 this series went into the Norwegian Polar Institute's report series.
Skrifter is a series of peer-reviewed scientific articles in English. Skrifter has been discontinued. The latest edition is a faunal list for Svalbard (Skrifter 201, 2004).