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POLARPROG-Polarforskningsprogram

GOSOUTH - Polar research sabbatical from Longyearbyen, Svalbard to Bremen, Germany

I plan to spend one year (August 2023 to July 2024) on sabbatical at the Geodynamics of the Polar Regions (GEOPOL; https://www.geopol.uni-bremen.de/) at the University of Bremen, being invited by the group leader Prof. Dr. Cornelia Spiegel-Behnke. The overall aim of the research stay is to provid...

Tildelt: kr 0,44 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2023-2024

Sted: Svalbard

STIM-OA-Stimuleringstiltak for åpen tilgang

UNIS Article Processing Charges 2021

Søknad om dekking av kostnader til publisering av artikler i tidsskrift med fullverdig åpen tilgang

Tildelt: kr 21 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

KLIMAFORSK-Stort program klima

The Cold Cast - en podcast om forskning i Arktis.

Podcasten vil ha fokus på klima- og polarforskning. Podcast i seg selv er ikke noe nytt, men podcast laget og produsert på Svalbard – midt i det arktiske laboratorium – er en ny vri. Vi står og ser på klimaendringene, og håper at vi gjennom denne podcasten kan formidle forskningen så folk forstår...

Tildelt: kr 0,12 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Deposition and Preservation of Carbonates in Tectonically Active Regimes (RiS ID: 11784).

Following the breakup of the Caledonian orogeny, Svalbard experienced extension and strike-slip tectonics forming a complex network of basement highs and sedimentary basins. Within geology it is important to have models of how uplift and subsidence around large-scale lineaments influences deposit...

Tildelt: kr 94 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Linear objects deformations scanning

Permafrost is a key characteristic of the Arctic environment and is sensitive to climate warming. An increase in air temperatures, which is pronounced in the Arctic regions, leads to warming and degradation of frozen soils. Increasing permafrost temperatures, in turn, lead to changes in geotechni...

Tildelt: kr 28 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Geochronology, geochemistry, and geometry of igneous intrusions at Wallenbergfjellet, Svalbard

The fieldwork in 2022 is a part of my PhD thesis, which aims to address some of the key knowledge gaps present about the High Arctic Large Igneous Province (HALIP) on Svalbard. The High Arctic Large Igneous Province is a prominent feature in the Arctic, with large volumes of magma erupted and emp...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Svalbard Warm Arctic Paleoclimate Laboratory – Providing High Arctic Palaeoclimate time series through research collaboration

The Paleocene – Eocene (66-33.9 mio years BP) geological record of Svalbard is a globally unique deep time paleoclimate archive. This time interval was a period of high atmospheric CO2 levels and a warm greenhouse climate and the best existing analogue for projected near future warming. This reco...

Tildelt: kr 0,50 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Using SVALGREEN for research and higher education - interdisciplinary cooperation in a Pan-Arctic perspective combining SIOS and GIOS

The SVALGREEN project focus on optimizing the collaboration and thus use of the existing research infrastructures across the largest climatic gradient in the Arctic, between warm Svalbard and cold Greenland, as organised in the long-term SIOS (Svalbard Integrated Earth Observing System) and GIOS ...

Tildelt: kr 0,25 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Sedimentary facies analysis and architecture of alluvial fan systems within a rift basin, Billefjorden Trough, Svalbard, RiS ID 11611

The two main targets of the fieldwork are outcrops exposing alluvial fan deposits at the slopes of the Svenbrehøgda and the Mumien mountains. The focus will be given to a detailed structural and stratigraphical description and acquisition of 3D photogrammetry. The dataset collected in the field w...

Tildelt: kr 35 524

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Glacial and Permafrost Interactions: The Origins of Ice in Svalbard (RiS ID:11836

GAPOI seeks to close the knowledge gap between glacial & permafrost interaction within Svalbard’s glacial moraine landscapes, with particular attention to the uncertainty & potential of permafrost aggradation due to anthropogenically forced warming climate in the Arctic. Glacier forefields are ho...

Tildelt: kr 53 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Coastal Erosion modelling in Hiorthhamn, Longyearbyen (Svalbard)

The field work activities will be located in the shoreline of Hiorthhamn, to the northeast shore of Adventfjord, 3 km far from Longyearbyen. This area retains the archaeological remains of coal-mining activities dating from 1902. One of the objects of cultural heritage in Hiorthhamn is Taubanesta...

Tildelt: kr 33 313

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Predicting plant trait plasticity in response to warming across a changing tundra biome in the high Arctic, RiS ID: 11498

Predicting how plant communities will respond to environmental change has been described as the ‘holy grail’ of ecology. Understanding which factors determine whether a species responds positively or negatively to a particular environmental change allows us to anticipate future shifts in communit...

Tildelt: kr 72 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Climatic shifts derived from lacustrine sediment cores, Richardvatnet, nw Spitsbergen. RIS ID 11652

The overarching aim is to contextualise glacier activity across a transect of the Svalbard Archipelago to reconstruct and infer the past climatic and atmosphere-ocean interaction during the Late Quaternary, thus enabling the determination of temperature and precipitation gradients across the arch...

Tildelt: kr 80 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Drivers of flagellate dominance in Arctic fjords, RiS ID 11813

The project aims to identify drivers of phytoplankton community structures in Arctic fjords. In particular, I study under which conditions a bloom is dominated by flagellates and under which conditions by diatoms. I will combine multivariate statistics on existing time series data in Greenland an...

Tildelt: kr 98 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Mercury dynamics in Svalbard terrestrial ecosystems, RiS ID 11828.

Frozen Arctic soils have been found to store large amounts of mercury (Hg), a highly toxic metal. As the permafrost is thawing due to climate change, it is suggested that this mercury could release from the soil, potentially becoming available to the terrestrial food web. Methylated mercury (MeHg...

Tildelt: kr 73 300

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Shining light on the nutritional status of sea-ice algae in response to changing light in landfast ice, using IR-microspectroscopy.RiS 11869

Through investigating changes in sea ice algae nutrient content and shifts in community composition, this project studies the impacts of sea ice decline on energy transfer within the Arctic marine ecosystem. It is critical that our understanding of the potential consequences of these changes are ...

Tildelt: kr 71 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Gravity profiling across the Central Spitsbergen Basin

The aim of this project is to produce geological profiles across the Central Spitsbergen Basin in Svalbard, by collecting gravity data and integrating it with existing seismic, borehole and geological data. From the integrated data the location of basins, structural heights and the geometry of th...

Tildelt: kr 50 503

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Rehabilitation of cableway posts, cultural herritage in Longyearbyen as a part of PCCH-Artic, Ris ID 11866

Rehabilitation of cableway posts in Longyearbyen. Find a better and more economical solution for the rehabilitation that may be used on more than one structure. Do temperature measurement and soil investigations for design of the foundation. For further information see the project description (...

Tildelt: kr 20 995

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Valley sea breeze in Adventdalen, RIS ID 11839

Renewable energy research is a developing field in the Arctic and especially at UNIS. The environmental and meteorological conditions are different from lower latitudes. In my PhD, I investigate meteorological phenomena which are relevant to renewable energy. One aspect of this are local wind cir...

Tildelt: kr 58 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Ice-Free Arctic Ocean: Dead end or new opportunities for Calanus finmarchicus (DENOC), RiS ID 11850

The Arctic Ocean is changing to a warmer and ice-free state, which may lead to substantial changes in biodiversity and ecosystem structures. An Atlantification of the zooplankton community is ongoing, but at which rate is poorly known at present stage. The aim of this project is to 1) determine t...

Tildelt: kr 74 041

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Spatial and temporal shifts in Arctic fjord biodiversity caused by climate changes. RiS ID 11834

This PhD thesis aims to research how the shifts in the cryosphere caused by climate change are affecting fish abundance and distribution. This project will complement the work that took place in 2021, in which we had an extensive field campaign in Billefjorden, where we used innovative and sustai...

Tildelt: kr 95 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

GLAcier front Mapping with automotive lidar, RiS ID 11860

The goal of the GLAM project is to provide a proof of concept that automotive lidar sensors may be used for mapping of glacier fronts, e.g. at Tunabreen, Mohnbukta, or Nordenskiöldbreen. For that purpose, our developed sensorbox including an automotive lidar sensor, a DGPS and an IMU will be moun...

Tildelt: kr 65 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Implications of terrestrial run-off on kelp ecosystems RiS-ID: 11849

Habitat forming large brown seaweeds (kelps) are dominating many Arctic rocky shore coastlines, structuring benthic and pelagic species communities. On Svalbard, global warming is occurring at a rate far beyond the global average. The increasing terrestrial run-off leads to a darkening of the wat...

Tildelt: kr 92 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Assessing the timing of paleo fluid circulation within the Longyearbyen CO2 Lab: a comparison between field, laboratory, and core data.

The main aim of this project is to constrain the spatio-temporal paleo fluid circulation within the Agardhfjellet Fm., along part of the Billefjorden fault zone, and associated to the early Cretaceous magmatic intrusions of the Diabasodden suit, assessing the long-term permeability behavior of th...

Tildelt: kr 59 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

From Svalbard to Mars: subsurface investigation of periglacial landforms with the WISDOM/EXOMARS GPR, RiS ID 11854

On June 2023 the ESA (European Space Agency) rover of the ExoMars mission will land on Mars. The missions’ goal is to search for the existence of past life on Mars. Its payload is equipped with WISDOM (Water Ice Subsurface Deposits Observation on Mars), a shallow Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) ...

Tildelt: kr 87 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Obtaining important permafrost information from central Longyeardalen valley for developing a full-scale sedimentological model-RiS ID 11876

This project aims to drill and sample a borehole in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, in order to create a sedimentological model for the sedimentary infilling of the Longyeardalen valley. Five boreholes were drilled in Longyeardalen in the fall of 2021 as part of the project “Developing a permafrost and m...

Tildelt: kr 79 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Who is there? - Unravelling the biodiversity of sympagic meiofauna in Svalbard

It is undeniable that sea ice conditions and extent are changing. Formation of fjordic sea ice has become unreliable, the season has changed with later onset of freezing and earlier melt, and much uncertainty evolves around how this will affect the community that inhabits the microscopic brine ch...

Tildelt: kr 48 073

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Gravity profiling across the Billefjorden Fault Zone, RiS-ID 11832

This project is a part of a 30 ECTS master thesis conducted at the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. The fieldwork consists of gravity measurements along several profile lines around the area of Billefjorden on 20-24 of April 2022. The gravity data will be complemented with magnetic measurem...

Tildelt: kr 55 814

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2022

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Drone-mapping Surging Glaciers in Svalbard, RIS-ID 11861

Surging glaciers are of great interest as their behavior gives insights into glacier dynamic processes. Svalbard is one of the few clusters in the world where surging glaciers exist. Recently, two glacier systems that are easily accessible from Longyearbyen started surging. This project will use ...

Tildelt: kr 50 000

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2023

Sted: Svalbard

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System -Knowledge Centre, operational phase 2022

SIOS er et norskinitiert internasjonalt samarbeid for å bruke og utvikle Svalbards forskningsutstyr for å øke kunnskapen om globale klima- og miljøendringer. Medlemmene er norske og utenlandske institusjoner som ønsker å forstå Jordsystemet som helhet. Dette betyr å jobbe med hvordan havstrømmer,...

Tildelt: kr 64,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2022-2026

Sted: Svalbard