Promotes the conditions for and coordinates Swedish research and development in the polar regions.
Abisko Scientific Research Station. Photo: Lars Lehnert
Research in Abisko
The research station Wasa during the 2011/12 Antarctic season. Photo: Cecilia Selberg
Icebreaker Oden breaking ice in the Bothnian Bay. Photo: Lars Lehnert
Participant at the Ryder expedition 2019. Photo: Lars Lehnert.
King penguins in Gold Harbour, South Georgia. Photo: Jonas Bonnedahl
Permits to visit Antarctica
Geologists on the rocks in Grimaldibukta on Prins Karls Forland during NOA-Svalbard in 2012. Photo: Henning Lorenz
Support for research
Icebreaker Oden in the Arctic Ocean. Photo: Lars Lehnert
In 2022, the European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD), the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (SPRS) and Arctic Marine Solutions (AMS) will jointly conduct an…
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…
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