UNIS’ faculty consist of ca. 12 full professors, 15 associate professors, 36 professor II and about 160 guest lecturers who specialize in Arctic issues.
Our experts may help you with questions within a range of research areas.
Gijsbert Breedveld, Department leader Arctic Technology (English, norsk, nederlands)
Breedveld researches contaminants in soild and groundwater and how they can pose a risk to the environment and our health. PFAS is a new group of contaminants that are of concern, since they have been widely used and are not degraded in the environemtn.
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Øyvind Mikkelsen, Adjunct professor (English, norsk)
Mikkelsen’s main research field concerns pollutants in the Arctic. His research involves understanding the distribution processes and fate of pollutants; origin of pollutants, how do they enter into soil, water, biota, fauna, and what happens with the pollutants over time in the Arctic environment.
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Malin Andersson Stavridis, PhD in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry (English, svensk, greek)
Malin studies the presence of pollutants (mainly mercury and other toxic elements) in Arctic land-living organisms, such as the Svalbard reindeer.
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Kirsten S. Christoffersen, Professor (Dansk, English)
Kirsten’s expertise is on freshwater ecosystems, being pond, lake or stream, with all the different organisms living there and how they are able to survive in a cold world. She wants to know how climate changes and other stress factors affect the living conditions in Arctic freshwater ecosystems.
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Eero Rinne, Associate Professor (English, suomi)
Eero is an expert on measuring snow and ice from statellites. He builds global estimates of several essential climate variables, surch as glacier and sea ice change.
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Lisa Baddeley, Associate Professor (English)
I use radar systems to study how Space Weather (particles and energy emitted from the Sun) effects to the Earth’s upper atmosphere, above 100km in altitude. The most dramatic of these effects is the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights.
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Luke Marsden, Data manager (English)
Marsden helps researchers share and publish their data in ways that increase the chances that they will be used again. He works primarily on the Nansen Legacy project, that involves more than 200 scientists from 10 research institutions across Norway.
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