The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world’s northernmost higher education institution, located in Longyearbyen at 78º N. We provide research-based education of the next generation of Arctic experts in biology, geology, geophysics and technology.

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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

UNIS is the world’s northernmost higher education institution, located in Longyearbyen, at the High Arctic archipelago of Svalbard (78º 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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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)Oct 26, 2021 @ 12:39pm
INTO THE HEART OF THE ARCTIC
The interdisciplinary UNIS gang on the Nansen Legacy cruise in the Central Arctic Ocean!

From left; Associate Professors Arunima Sen, Anna Vader, and guest PhD student Christine Lockwood-Ireland from UNIS, together with adjunct professors Agneta Fransson (NPI) and Melissa Chierici (IMR).

Agneta was cruise leader, Melissa worked with ice and sea chemistry, Anna collected microbes from water and ice, while Arunima and Christine picked up mud from the seabed and ran experiments.

Join 35 researchers on their scientific journey to the Central Arctic Ocean: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/3e2d0f059df746be8b37bf130e089ddc

(Photo: Bodil Bluhm/Nansen Legacy)

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