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.
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:
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits AWIPEV Base
8. July 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.