The Swedish government has appointed Katarina Gårdfeldt as new Director-General of the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat. Katarina is Associate Professor of environmental inorganic chemistry and is currently the Director of Centre for Environment and Sustainability, GMV.
This year’s Polarforum will be held 21 November at Hasselbacken in Stockholm. The main focus of the day is about opportunities for Swedish polar research. Welcome!
The Swedish Government has informed that the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat’s office in Stockholm will be relocated to Luleå. The decision will be taken at the government meeting 31 August.
The Antarctic organisations SCAR, COMNAP, and CCAMLR have announced fellowship and scholarship opportunities for early-career researchers.
The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat’s operational support is given to Swedish researchers to collect data and samples in the Arctic and Antarctica.
The government-appointed commission to investigate the governmental need for an icebreaking research vessel have been reported today.
A Summary of the White House Arctic Science Ministerial Meeting is now available.
Most of the weather and ocean data collected on icebreaker Oden in 2007–2015 are now available on the Environment Climate Data Sweden (ECDS) website.
On 11 March 2014 a well attended conference on Sustainable Arctic and marine operations was held in London with wide participation from industry and stakeholders.