Arctic Biology

Jun
15

Plant seeds spread frequently to Svalbard

15 June 2007

Research done by associate professor Inger Greve Alsos (now at UNIS) and co-workers at the National Centre for Biosystematics shows that plants have spread frequently in the Arctic and that an increase in temperatures may result in that many new plants species pop up in Svalbard.

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Mar
02

Migrating geese and their food plants

2 March 2007

Svalbard has many important stopover sites for migrating geese during the spring. But only a few of these stopover sites are known today. There is a pressing need to identify more of these sites in order to implement effective management actions, concludes Christiane E. Hübner in her PhD thesis, which she will defend at UNIS 8 March 2007.

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Mar
01

The IPY is here!

1 March 2007

UNIS celebrated the opening of the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-08 from early morning until late evening, with seminars, speeches and artwork.

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