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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To the Arctic Ocean to understand the carbon system in the rapidly changing Arctic Ocean system

On 18 July a Swedish researcher will participate in an expedition in the Arctic Ocean with the German research vessel Polarstern.


In Abisko to evaluate the climate change on terrestrial Arctic ecosystems and compare to Arctic islands

n 11 July researchers will initiate a long-term monitoring program at the Abisko Scientific Research Station to evaluate the impacts of climate change on terrestrial Arctic ecosystems and compare to Arctic islands.


East Greenland 2016

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

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The Polar Research Portal is a new way to discover Swedish polar research. The portal is an experience-based website that puts polar research on the map.


Visit the Polar Research Portal to read about current Swedish expeditions in Antarctica.


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