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Research Platforms

The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat’s permanent infrastructure for research comprises the Abisko Scientific Research Station, the Wasa and Svea research stations in Dronning Maud Land in Antarctica, and the icebreaker Oden. These research platforms are continuously developed and adapted to meet the needs of scientists.

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Research stations



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