Research data from icebreaker Oden

During the icebreaker Oden's research expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica, the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat has collected weather and ocean data, such as ai...


Protection of Antarctica reaffirmed in Santiago

The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty was signed in Madrid, Spain, in 1991. To mark the 25th anniversary of the signing, the Antarctic Treat...


Workshop on future Arctic terrestrial expeditions

26–27 May, a workshop on cross-disciplinary coordination of terrestrial expeditions will be held at Stockholm University. The workshop is organised by Future Arctic Te...

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Expedition blogs



East Greenland 2016

This summer, researchers from Uppsala University are returning to east Greenland for another expedition in the same regions as in 2015.


Busy weeks in the Amundsen Sea

We've had busy weeks in the Amundsen Sea, some days with work around the clock, but now it's finally time for a new blog post.


Goodbye to Potter Cove

Our stay at Carlini station is coming to an end. We have completed our second experiment in the lab and started packing our equipment and samples to make room for other researchers.

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