Promotes the conditions for and coordinates Swedish research and development in the polar regions.
Participant at the Ryder expedition 2019. Photo: Lars Lehnert.
Icebreaker Oden breaking ice in the Bothnian Bay. Photo: Lars Lehnert
King penguins in Gold Harbour, South Georgia. Photo: Jonas Bonnedahl
Permits to visit Antarctica
Abisko Scientific Research Station. Photo: Lars Lehnert
Research in Abisko
The research station Wasa during the 2011/12 Antarctic season. Photo: Cecilia Selberg
Geologists on the rocks in Grimaldibukta on Prins Karls Forland during NOA-Svalbard in 2012. Photo: Henning Lorenz
Support for research
A sill plays a huge role in how much the glaciers melt from below. Photo: Martin Jakobsson
Greenland’s melting ice sheet has in recent years contributed with about 26 percent to the global sea-level rise according to published calculations, but how different…
Pauline Snoeijs Leijonmalm, Professor of Marine Ecology at Stockholm University. Photo: Ester Horvath.
Pauline Snoeijs Leijonmalm, Professor of Marine Ecology at Stockholm University, participated in the first leg of five during the polar expedition MOSAiC. A strong memory…
Clouds above the North Pole. Photo: Andrea Baccarini, EPFL.
In 2018, the research expedition Arctic Ocean was carried out with the icebreaker Oden. One of the goals of the research on board was to…
The icebreaker Oden and Abisko Scientific Research Station, important Swedish infrastructures for polar research. Photos by Lars Lehnert.
The government recently published Sweden’s strategy for the Arctic region. As one of the eight Arctic states, the government wants to strengthen Sweden’s involvement and…
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