5 January 2022
There is a large reservoir of carbon stored beneath the permafrost and glaciers in the Arctic. Gabby Kleber, and her partner Leo Magerl, spent three summer months monitoring a proglacial methane seep in Rindersbukta.
22 November 2021
For the first time, carcinogenic and toxic polycyclic aromatic compounds (PACs) have been measured in Svalbard air. Tatiana Drotikova’s PhD work shows that these PACs contribute significantly to local man-made emissions. Drotikova will defend her PhD thesis on 24 November 2021.
15 November 2021
Earlier this autumn, PhD-candidate Peter Betlem spent 2 months on board the JOIDES Resolution (JR), an ocean drilling scientific vessel. We held an informal Q&A-session, and here are the answers to life on board one of the world’s most advanced research ships.
8 November 2021In October, the first student-led conference on polar environment, SCOPE was held at UNIS. The organisers are satisfied with the outcome and will pass on the experiences to future students.