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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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Extended admission for spring semester courses 2015

21.11.14

There are still some available spots at bachelor, master and PhD level courses at the UNIS biology, geology, geophysics and technology departments for the spring semester 2015.

Application deadline: 1 December 2014.

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Rocket mission

20.11.14

During mid-morning on some day in the next few weeks, a NASA-funded rocket will launch from Andøya Space Center, heading out over the Greenland Sea. The mission is to unravel a mystery in the upper atmosphere.

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Wild weather in the Arctic causes problems for people and wildlife

20.11.14

In January 2012, Svalbard was hit by a weather event than only happens once every 500 years. The extreme weather caused problems both for the wildlife and tourism, but it also sparked an interdisciplinary cooperation that has resulted in a scientific article published today.

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Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System
UNIS CO2 LAB

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
20 MARCH 2015

KJELL HENRIKSEN OBSERVATORY
(Aurora station)

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BIRKELAND CENTRE for SPACE SCIENCE

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Realtime weather data and downloadable historical data.

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