The German Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and the French Polar Institute Paul-Émile Victor (IPEV) jointly operate Arctic research activities at the
French-German AWIPEV Research Base
in Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard.
The research focus is on climate change and its effects on the Arctic environment, including studies on atmospheric, glaciological and terrestrial issues as well as the marine ecosystem and their interactions.
Svalbard Science Conference
The Svalbard Science Conference 2023 will be held in Oslo, Norway, on 31 OCT and 1 NOV 2023.
The registration is open!
Abstract deadline has passed.
20 years AWIPEV
Ny-Alesund Research StationAWIPEV is located in Ny-Ålesund, the world’s northernmost year-round research station. Extensive information on the Ny-Ålesund research stationis provided by the Norwegian Polar Institute.
The company KingsBay owns and operates the town of Ny-Ålesund as well as the surrounding area. KingsBay provides various infrastructure and logistic services, e.g. information about the Lufttransport flight schedule.
Research in Svalbard
The Research in Svalbard (RiS) portal provides information about research and monitoring projects in Svalbard.
Svalbard Science ForumThe Svalbard Science Forum (SSF) provides information about research infrastructure and activities in Svalbard.
The Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) is an observing system for long-term measurements in and around Svalbard addressing Earth System Science questions.