The Arctic – hot or cold?

A two day conference focusing on changes, adaptations and opportunities for a changing Arctic. The conference will be divided into separate, but intertwined thematic s...


Nominations for the Martha T. Muse Prize are open

The Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica is a US$ 100,000 unrestricted award presented to an individual in the fields of Antarctic science or poli...


Discover Swedish polar research in a new way

Today the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat launches a polar research portal with lots of information about Swedish research expeditions from 2005 onwards. Photos, cr...

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Expedition blogs



Last night at sea

Land is in sight! The transit has been remarkably kind to us, the weather seeming to behave more or less as forecast.


Science is over!

At 5 am on Monday, 45 days of science came to an end.


Be careful what you wish for

I asked for some wind, to disturb the forming sea ice and give us some open water and clean data. 40 knot winds and breaking waves was not what I had in mind.

More expedition blogs

Read more about our current expeditions.


The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat and Swedish Research Council have established a shared roadmap for support to research projects in polar regions outside Sweden.