to UNIS - The University Centre in Svalbard
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
Over the past couple of weeks, a lively gang of 25 students from nine countries have been studying the mysteries of the permafrost.
Click on to see some photos from the International Permafrost Summer School course.