Professor Christiansen is on sabbatical from 1 June 2022 to 22 May 2023 visiting Aarhus University, Denmark.
My main research topic is periglacial geomorphology with focus on permafrost and its climatic controls.
SIOS InfraNOR: ‘Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System – Infrastructure development of the Norwegian node’
Leading the UNIS strategic project ‘Developing a permafrost and meteorological climate change response system to build resilience in Arctic communities’- PermaMeteoCommunity
Leading the INTPART project ‘Landscape & infrastucture dynamics of frozen environments undergoing climate change in Canada, Norway and Svalbard’ – FROZEN CANOES
Leading the Svalbard Strategic Grant: Using SVALGREEN for research and higher education – interdisciplinary cooperation in a Pan-Arctic perspective combining SIOS and GIOS (SVALGREEN)