2016 in snapshots

2016 in snapshots

29 December 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we would like to share some glimpses of fieldwork and student life from the past year with you. We wish you a wonderful 2017!

Helicopter rescue exercise during the UNIS safety course, January 2016. Photo: Frede Lamo/UNIS

Helicopter rescue exercise during the Arctic Survival and Safety Course, January 2016. Photo: Frede Lamo/UNIS

 

Biology fieldwork in Endalen, February 2016. Photo: Øystein Varpe/UNIS

Biology fieldwork in Endalen, February 2016. Photo: Øystein Varpe/UNIS

 

The return of the sun is celebrated in Longyearbyen, 8 March 2016. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS

The return of the sun is celebrated in Longyearbyen, 8 March 2016. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS

 

AG-330/830 field excursion, April 2016. Photo: Ole Humlum/UNIS

AG-330/830 field excursion, April 2016. Photo: Ole Humlum/UNIS

 

AG-209 students on field cruise, May 2016. Photo: Maria Jensen/UNIS

AG-209 students on field cruise, May 2016. Photo: Maria Jensen/UNIS

 

RV Helmer Hanssen in Smeerenburg during the 2016 Outreach Cruise in June 2016. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS

RV Helmer Hanssen in Smeerenburg during the UiT Outreach Cruise in June 2016. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS

 

Little auks (Alle alle) photographed during AB-322 fieldwork. Photo: Geir Wing Gabrielsen/UNIS

Little auks (Alle alle) photographed during AB-322 fieldwork, July 2016. Photo: Geir Wing Gabrielsen/UNIS

 

AG-340 fieldwork in August 2016. Photo: Aga Novak/UNIS

AG-340 fieldwork in August 2016. Photo: Aga Novak/UNIS

 

AT-209 students enjoying cabin life during fieldwork near Pyramiden, August 2016. Photo: Nils Roar Sælthun/UNIS

AT-209 students enjoying cabin life during fieldwork near Pyramiden, September 2016. Photo: Nils Roar Sælthun/UNIS

 

UNIS physics research group.

The Svalbard SuperDARN radar was officially opened in October 2016. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

 

Students signing out at UNIS

Due to heavy rain and a danger of landslides, students were evacuated from Nybyen in November 2016. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen/UNIS

 

Svalbard Science Centre on 29 December 2016. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS

Svalbard Science Centre during the dark season, 29 December 2016. Photo: Inger Lise Næss/UNIS