Publications

The following brochures and books can be ordered from the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat. The publications are free unless otherwise stated, but postage costs are charged for large orders.

Please send your order to office@polar.se. Don’t forget to enter your delivery address!

Brochures

Broschyren Antarktis är unikt

Antarctica is unique

The Swedish Antarctic Act requires all Swedes staying or conducting activities there to apply for a permit. This brochure gives a brief introduction to the continent and what to bear in mind while planning a trip to Antarctica.

Antarctica is unique (pdf 4 MB, open in new window)

Broschyr om lag om Antarktis

The Antarctic Act (2006:924)

Sweden has passed a law to protect and conserve the environment in Antarctica, and to ensure compliance with international regulations.

The Antarctic Act (2006:924)

Broschyr om Polarforskningssekretariatet

Swedish Polar Research Secretariat

Brochure about the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat.

Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (pdf 1.4 MB, opens in new window)

Broschyr om Abisko naturvetenskapliga station

Abisko Scientific Research Station

Brochure about the Secretariat’s research station in Abisko.

Abisko Scientific Research Station (pdf 2.7 MB, opens in new window)

Broschyr om isbrytaren Oden

Icebreaker Oden – a unique research platform

Brochure about the Swedish icebreaker Oden.

Icebreaker Oden – a unique research platform (pdf 1.4 MB, opens in new window)

Broschyr om Wasa och Svea

Wasa and Svea – research stations in Antarctica

Brochure about the Secretariat’s research stations in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica.

Wasa and Svea – research stations in Antarctica (pdf 1 MB, opens in new window)

Books

High Latitudes cover

High Latitudes – A History of Swedish Polar Travels and Research 1758–1980

High Latitudes is Professor Gösta Liljequist’s much appreciated work on Swedish polar research. Ambitious and well-informed, he covers just about everything that has happened in Swedish polar research during 200 years – people, equipment, geography, chronological facts and political and economical conditions that have had an effect on research. The book’s 608 pages are richly illustrated with photographs and maps. Published 1993. ISBN 91-970769-4-5.

Price: 150 SEK (excluding sales tax & postal charges)

Read the pdf version of High Latitudes in DiVA

Field Course Handbook

Field Course Handbook

The Field Course Handbook is developed and written by staff at the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat in co-operation with experts in the field. Some routines and procedures at the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat may have changed since the production of this handbook, but the majority of the information is still valid and useful. Published 2004. ISBN 91-975183-2-8.

Field Course Handbook (pdf 2,3 MB, opens in new window)

Appendix maps (pdf 4 MB, opens in new window)

Yearbooks

The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat’s yearbook was published 1996–2012. The yearbook contains information about the Secretariat’s activities, annual accounts and cruise reports from the research expeditions.

Information about our research expeditions are now published in the Polar Research Portal.

Last modified: 27 November 2018