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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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New Master in Cold Climate Engineering

22.05.15

A new master opportunity has been launched by Technical University of Denmark, NTNU and Aalto University in Finland.

The 2-year MSc programme will include a semester of studies in Svalbard or Greenland.

 

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Final act for Larsen B Ice Shelf in Antarctica?

15.05.15

A new NASA study finds the last remaining section of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf is quickly weakening and is likely to disintegrate completely before the end of the decade. UNIS ass.prof. Chris Borstad is part of the scientific team behind the study.

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Øystein Varpe named Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar

04.05.15

UNIS Associate professor Øystein Varpe was recently named a Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar together with 16 other researchers from the Arctic countries.

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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

WEATHER
Realtime weather data and downloadable historical data.

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