Two months in the drift ice

The beginning of their journey was no easy task, in these…

Spring is in the air! (or at least in the water)

By Allison Bailey, Ane Cecilie Kvernvik, Philipp Assmy, Anette…

Work ongoing on the largest Arctic expedition or Life in the dark and cold or What’s going on at the North Pole?

MOSAiC  is based on the German research icebreaker Polarstern,…

The East Greenland Current: a conveyor of Arctic climate change

We recovered 6 of our moorings with instruments full of new…

The hunt for climate answers in Fram Strait

At this time of the year, the sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is…
Innsjø med gule blomster i forgrunnen

Arctic ecosystems in fresh water

The lake ecosystems in Svalbard are largely characterised by low precipitation, thick, clear ice (1.5–2 m), a brief ice-free period (1–2 months), relatively low water temperatures in summer (up to 6–7°C), low nutrient input, low primary production, low biodiversity, with Arctic char as the only fish species.
Lomvi i fuglefjell
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Lomvi i fuglefjell