6 January 2017
Drifting icebergs can be a serious threat to Arctic and subarctic offshore activities. PhD candidate Renat Yulmetov analysed the drift of icebergs in broken sea ice and investigated the possibility of iceberg towing in sea ice to protect offshore structures. Yulmetov will defend his PhD thesis on 12 January 2017 at UNIS.
11 November 2016
Want to study in Svalbard next spring? We have extended application deadline for some courses in Arctic Geophysics and Arctic Technology. Apply now – first come, first serve!
3 June 2016
Some courses in Arctic biology, geology, geophysics, and technology have an extended application possibility – Apply today!
4 March 2016
Apply now for UNIS autumn semester courses! There are 39 courses on bachelor, master and PhD level that are now open for application. The duration of the courses ranges from two weeks up to a whole semester. The application deadline is 15 April 2016.
18 December 2014
A research group from UNIS and NTNU in cooperation with Russian researchers have been granted funds to investigate drift ice, icebergs and sea ice actions on offshore installations.
18 November 2013
Some pollutants are buried deep into the soil, snow and ice, but are transported into the sea by meltwater runoffs. How much of these contaminants end up in the ocean and how does this influence the take-up of pollutants in the Arctic marine food web? That’s what Pernilla Carlsson, PhD candidate in environmental chemistry, has tried to find out. Thursday she will defend her PhD at UNIS.