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Date and time Topic Speakers
18 Jun Svalbox – An interactive portal providing Svalbard’s geoscientific data Kim Senger
15 Jun Master thesis defense: Rapid temperature rise may have triggered glacier surges all over Svalbard Erik Schytt Holmlund (UiT and UNIS)
27 May Bedre værvarsel i arktiske områder
Meteorologisk Institutt m.fl.
19 May PhD dissertation: Warmer and Wetter Winters over the high-latitude North Atlantic Siiri Wickström
18 May PhD trial lecture: Cold air outbreaks and polar lows Siiri Wickström
11 Mar Lunch Seminar: Seismic modelling of faults; viable geometries vs seismic resolution in the subsurface Thea Sveva Faleide, University of Oslo
27 Feb PhD dissertation: Development of extension growth basins: A field based study, Svalbard, Norway. Aleksandra Smyrak-Sikora
26 Feb PhD trial lecture: The interplay between tectonics and sedimentation during the evolution of foreland basins Aleksandra Smyrak-Sikora
26 Feb Lunch seminar:  How far can we go with Immersive Virtual Reality using Mosis Lab? (PDF)
Rafael Kenji Horota and Pedro Rossa (Unisinos University, Sao Leopoldo, Brazil)
12 Feb Lunch seminar: Understanding the Role and Significance of Fjord Sediments in the Global Carbon Cycle (PDF)
Craig Smeaton, University of St. Andrews
9 Feb Svalbardtraktaten 100 år! Sysselmannen på Svalbard, Svalbard Museum og UNIS markerer jubileet med foredrag, mandskorsang og traktatkake.
Kjerstin Askholt, Thor K. Sættem, Per Kyrre Reymert, Thor Bjørn Arlov, Kristian Jervell.
15 – 28 Jan Svalbardseminaret Various


Date and time Topic Speakers
18 Dec PhD trial lecture and dissertation: Solar proton impact in the middle atmosphere Erkka Heino
2 Dec Lunch seminar: Winter cyclones and Svalbard weather Siiri Wickström
20 Nov PhD trial lecture and dissertation: New insights into Calanus glacialis and C. finmarchicus distributions, life histories and physiology in high-latitude seas Maja Hatlebakk
23 Sep Shipping in the Arctic – where is it headed? Stein Sandven, Arild Moe, Julia Olsen
26 June Lunch seminar: The Eurekan deformation in the Arctic – architecture and kinematics of a strange fold belt Karsten Piepjohn
8 June Arctic Frontiers Open – Smart Arctic – det nye Longyearbyen?
23 May Lunch seminar: A story as clear as mud…how climate history is recorded in a Svalbard glacial lake Professor Mike Retelle
16 May Lunch seminar: Hyperspectral Imagers for Drones and Micro Satellites Fred Sigernes
13–15 May Arctic Safety Conference: Managing risks in a changing Arctic Stein P. Aasheim, Ilan Kelman + +
9 May Lunch seminar: Permafrost research across the Canadian north Ullrich Neuman
8 May MATLAB for Analyzing and Visualizing Geospatial Data
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Loren Shure
23 Apr BioCEED seminar: Flipped classrooms and team-based learning Pernille B. Eidesen
23 Apr Celebration of UNIS’ first Excellent Teaching Practitioner, Pernille B. Eidesen
29 Mar PhD trial lecture and disputation: Ecophysiological responses of sea ice algae and phytoplankton to a changing Arctic Ane Cecilie Kvernvik
29 Mar Lunch seminar: Drone operations at UNIS
Sara Cohen, Marius Jonassen, Marcos Porcires, Sebastian Sikora
28 Mar Master thesis presentation: The Advent River system, central Svalbard – A high-resolution analysis of sediment flux from a dynamic arctic river mouth
Martijn Rodenburg
28 Mar Lunch seminar: Arctic Clouds – ACLOUD campaign around Svalbard Prof. Susanne Crewell
19 Mar Open meeting: Framtidens klima: Hva kan vi lære av Svalbardsamfunnet? Jan-Gunnar Winther, Kjerstin Askholt, ++
18 Mar Lunch seminar: Cold origin of land plants Jakub Dan Zarsky
15 Mar Lunch seminar: The Lemming cycle: Myth, facts and population drivers Thomas Bjørnboe G. Berg
7 Mar Lunch seminar: The Importance of Pore Pressure Tom Birchall
4 Mar Lunch seminar: Internal waves as nutrient pump in the ocean John Grue, UiO
18–28 Feb Open afternoon course: The Stormy Sun and the Northern Lights Pål Brekke
21 Feb Lunch seminar: Confirming the role of sea-ice brines in carbon sequestration: A cold, dark journey Lisa A. Miller, Centre for Ocean Climate Chemistry, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Canada
20 Feb PhD disputation: Drivers of the marine CO2 system in the High Arctic – from the deep basins to the shallow fjords Ylva Ericson
19 Feb PhD trial lecture: Organic carbon in the Arctic Ocean and potential climatic feedbacks Ylva Ericson
4 Feb Framtidens klima på Svalbard og i Longyearbyen (folkemøte)
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21 Jan–1 Feb Open afternoon course: The History of Svalbard Thor Bjørn Arlov
15–29 Jan 2019 Svalbardseminaret (Svalbard Seminar Series) – See presentations on SlideShare Various
20 Jan 2019 Longyearbyen survival workshop for students The Student Counselling Centre, Tromsø
14–18 Jan 2019 SIOS Polar Night Week
7 Jan 2019 Spring semester opening

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