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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world's northernmost institution for higher education and research, located in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen at 78°N. UNIS offers high quality courses at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level in Arctic Biology, Arctic Geology, Arctic Geophysics and Arctic Technology.
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Apply for spring semester 2015 now

13.10.14

Do you want to study at UNIS in spring 2015? Now is your chance!


UNIS offers 41 courses within Arctic biology, geology, geophysics and technology in spring 2015 and the online application system is now open.

Application deadline: 15 October 2014.

Courses spring 2015


 

Investigating ocean currents both top-down and bottom-up

07.10.14

This autumn six moorings were placed around Svalbard to measure ocean bottom pressures at the sea floor. Using satellite data to measure current strengths at the ocean surface, more reliable data will be produced on the warm water transport to the Arctic Ocean.

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Climate-Cryosphere-Carbon cruise 2014

02.10.14

On 4. July a large international expedition of scientists, including UNIS students and staff, set sail from Tromsø towards the East Siberian Arctic Ocean. The expedition, expected back in Tromsø this coming weekend, is part of a Swedish-Russian-US collaborative research program to study the linkages between Climate, Cryosphere and Carbon cycle.
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ØVELSE SVALBARD 2014
SIOS
Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System
UNIS CO2 LAB

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
20 MARCH 2015

KJELL HENRIKSEN OBSERVATORY
(Aurora station)

SPEAR RADAR

BIRKELAND CENTRE for SPACE SCIENCE

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Realtime weather data and downloadable historical data.

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