Dr. Hanne H. Christiansen is Professor in physical geography, Vice Dean of Education and the departmental leader of the UNIS Arctic Geology department.
My main research topic is periglacial geomorphology with focus on permafrost and its climatic controls.
I am the coordinator of the ‘Permafrost Observatory Project: A Contribution to the Thermal State of Permafrost in Norway and Svalbard’ (TSP Norway) IPY research project.
Hanne Christiansen in UNIS news:
05.02.2019: New climate report: Svalbard could become 10°C warmer
11.09.2018: Increased focus on leadership within education and research
01.12.2016: International Permafrost Association (IPA) secretariat opened at UNIS
19.09.2014: Permafrost investigations at 81°36’ N
30.07.2013: New knowledge about permafrost improving climate models
23.06.2010: UNIS partner in new Nordic Centres of Excellence
20.06.2010: Svalbard has the warmest permafrost in the High Arctic
06.04.2010: High N2O production from thawing permafrost
23.09.2009: Satellites monitor the permafrost landforms in Svalbard
15.05.2009: Check the state of the permafrost online