Swedish Polar Research Secretariat

Promotes the conditions for and co-ordinates Swedish research and development in the polar regions.

Abisko Scientific Research Station

Call for proposals: Access Abisko 2020–22

Be a part of a new thematic programme at Abisko Scientific Research Station. The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat now calls for proposals to conduct integrated research on the theme Global Change and Sustainability in the Abisko region of northern Sweden. Application deadline is 1 February 2019.

Research expedition to the Arctic sets sail

31 July sees the start of the Swedish-American research expedition Arctic Ocean 2018. Forty researchers from all over the world will be based and work on board the Swedish icebreaker Oden whilst moored to a moving ice floe. The overall theme of the expedition is the formation of clouds. Clouds play a very important role in the Arctic climate but how are they affected by the microbiological life in and beneath the ice?