Latest news from the AWIPEV joint French-German Arctic Research Base
Ny-Aalesund GIS is online
Svalbardkartet.no by the Norwegian Polar Institute has opened a new layer showing scientific instruments, installations, and observatories in and around Ny-Aalesund.
At https://svalbardkartet.npolar.no choose the layer "Ny-Ålesund Research Objects".
New SIOS webinar series
SIOS Remote Sensing WG and Kownledge Center organize a series of webinars aimed at helping researchers find ways to fill gaps in observational series with (new) remote sensing applications.
At https://sios-svalbard.org/RSWebinarSeries scroll down to find previous and upcoming webinars and slides.
And new SIOS Logistics Sharing Notice Board
SSF / Research Council of Norway:
SSF announced a one-time-call to support 2020/21 field season activities:
The call is open until all funds are assigned or ca. end of 2020.
News for 2020 field season
AWIPEV Introduction Seminar
- Summer 2020 container to be sent from Bremerhaven:
Deadline for packing lists and freight list to logistics: 27. March 2020
Deadline for delivery in Bremerhaven: 02. April 2020
Scheduled arrival date in NYA: ca. 3. June 2020
- Alternative transport possibilities Longyearbyen - Ny-Aalesund
SIOS offers support for additional freight transport. (AWI is a SIOS member)
- Nordbjorn schedule
Special Issues on Kongsfjorden Ecosystem Research
An international team of marine biologists and ecosystem specialists has published two Special Issues of Polar Biology on the Ecosystem Kongsfjorden: New Views after more than a Decade of Research.
The volumes are published by Springer:
AWIPEV Under Water Observatory featured by NRK
The Under Water Observatory (UWO) in Ny-Aalesund is featured in this prime time NRK news, reporting of the observation of the warming Kongsfjord.
(In Norwegian only) https://www.nrk.no/troms/rekordvarmt-i-svalbard-fjord-1.13197171
Read more about the UWO here.
Visit of the French Minister for the Environment, Mme S. Royal to AWIPEV
Mme Ségolène Royal, French Minister for the Environment, visited AWIPEV Base 17. - 21. August, see
25 years of German Arctic station in Ny-Aalesund
on 10th August 1991 the German Arctic research station was officially opened, which in 2003 merged with the French station into the joint AWIPEV Base of today. Read more about the (hi)story here.
Visit of the German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks to AWIPEV
Unusual cold stratosphere creates conditions for severe ozone depletion
ANR/DFG French German Research Call
ANR and DFG have published a new call open to joint German-French research projects in all fields of the Natural, Life and Engineering Sciences including interdisciplinary research.
Deadline for proposal submissions is 2. Dec. 2015.
New NySMAC web site launched
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits AWIPEV Base
During his stay in Ny-Ålesund, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende visited the AWIPEV base. They were informed about climate research and work at the base.
Visit of Germany's Federal Minister of Education and Research to AWIPEV
Solar Eclipse 20.3.2015, 11:09-11:12
Photos from the solar eclipse at Ny Ålesund can be found in our gallery