Swedish Polar Research Secretariat

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


ARICE call for proposals is now open

The EU project Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium (ARICE) is inviting researchers to submit ship-time proposals requesting access to PRV Polarstern, CCGS Amundsen and RV Sikuliaq in the Arctic Ocean. Deadline for proposal submissions is 5 July.

Icebreaker Oden

Arctic Ocean 2018

This summer’s research expedition with the icebreaker Oden is called Arctic Ocean 2018 and is conducted in collaboration with the United States’ National Science Foundation. The main theme for the research on board Oden concerns the microbiological life in the ocean and ice and how it’s connected to cloud formation in the Arctic.