Below you will find various resources to plan your trip and help minimise hazards related to travel and field work in Svalbard for the winter/spring season 2023.
Online map of Svalbard: toposvalbard.npolar.no/
Download mapping data: geodata.npolar.no/
Offline map for your phone (Apps):
- Can be different in Apple Store and Google Play
- The Svalbard Guide (free)
- Here and there Svalbard 1:70000 (NOK 17)
- Here and there+ Svalbard 1:35000 (NOK 35)
- Sight – Svalbard (NOK 55)
For Garmin devices, we recommend TOPO Norway Experience, which has improved details for Svalbard (and also covers mainland Norway).
Basic forecast: yr.no
Global weather overview: windy.com
UNIS weather stations:
Daily ice charts: cryo.met.no/