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SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Drone-based and ground-Magnetic Archeological studies in Svalbard (MAS)

Within the framework of one internally funded project coupled with an AFG (Arctic field grant), Archephysics project initiated in 2022 to monitor archeological sites at Russekeila, Svalbard. In close collaborations with University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) and Norwegian Institute for Cultural Her...

Tildelt: kr 74 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2025

Sted: Oslo

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Long term monitoring of polar bears on Svalbard RIS-12380 (linked to RIS 2381)

Environmental conditions have changed dramatically in the Svalbard region; sea-ice is declining in extent and thickness; glacier fronts are reduced, and anthropogenic activities are increasing in intensity and extent. These changes impact polar bear habitat use and potentially their fitness throu...

Tildelt: kr 48 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Glacier Surface Topography Mapping for Satellite Radar Altimetry

Radar altimeter satellite missions such as CryoSat-2, Sentinel-3, and the upcoming CRISTAL are widely used for monitoring key parameters of land ice such as glacier mass balance change. The uncertainties of the data from these satellites produced over more complex ice caps and glaciers are poorly...

Tildelt: kr 96 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Field validation of spatially predictive reindeer carrion distribution models, RiS ID 11512

Carrion is a patchy resource in ecological systems, and assessing the distribution and biomass quantity in a system is a fundamentally unanswered question. Our project has gathered spectral data in previous field campaigns in an attempt to detect reindeer carcasses in open, treeless systems by th...

Tildelt: kr 56 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Nordland - Nordlánnda

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

The geomorphic signature of ancient ice shelves in Isfjorden, Spitsbergen, RiS ID12367

This research project aims to explore the historical presence of ice shelves along Isfjorden, Svalbard, and their impact on regional and global climate systems. It plans to investigate unexplored topographies that indicate to reveal the interaction between an ice shelf with an ice-free coast duri...

Tildelt: kr 57 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Arctic kelp production and fate (BlueArc field sampling) RIS 12373

Over 20% of the world’s kelp forests occur along Arctic coastlines, yet shifts in the structure and ecological function of these habitats as a result of climate change are poorly understood. Kelp forests are highly productive ecosystems and are expected to contribute significantly to global carbo...

Tildelt: kr 98 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Vestland

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Arctic Cosmic Ray neutron Observations for large-Scale Sensing of SWE (ACROSS-SWE), RiS ID 12378

The project ACROSS-SWE aims to implement a snow calibration on a Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensor (CRNS) that is placed above the snow cover on the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. Up to this point the approach has never been applied to an Arctic CRNS station and will provide valuable insights into Arcti...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Oslo

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

The effect of grubbing and heavy winter rainfall on mycorrhizal mycelium production

Mycorrhizal fungi play a crucial role for both plant nitrogen uptake and ecosystem carbon dynamics and storage. Most of the stored carbon in Arctic soils could be derived from mycorrhizal mycelium rather than from plant litter. As the Arctic carbon storage is suspected to be a crucial factor for ...

Tildelt: kr 51 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

The role of vegetation distribution on facies architectural and sequence stratigraphic development of the Palaeocene Firkanten Formation.

The study focuses on how coastal environments control or are controlled by vegetation distribution; collectively, these are particularly sensitive to climate change, with the geomorphology and position of the shoreline being closely linked with local hydrology and associated vegetation distributi...

Tildelt: kr 63 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2025

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Who is where? - Unravelling the biodiversity of sympagic meiofauna in and around Svalbard

Sympagic (=ice) meiofauna is an indispensable part of a very complex food web in the Arctic, playing a crucial role for many ice-associated organisms and the whole Arctic ecosystem since sympagic meiofauna comprise primarily of larval stages of seafloor and open-water living animals. But Arctic s...

Tildelt: kr 76 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Improving Snow Data Assimilation with Satellite Altimetry

Despite its vital role in modulating the energy and water balance budget, snow distributions in time and space remain poorly understood. The project aim is to improve the current snow data assimilation state-of-the-art methods by adding snow depth observations from the satellite altimeter ICESat-...

Tildelt: kr 0,12 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Oslo

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Calanus species complexity in the transitional fjord system Isfjorden: from cold Arctic to warm Atlantic climate.

The West Spitsbergen Current carries warm and salty Atlantic water (AW) northwards, and with high input of AW, more Calanus finmarchicus is transported to the Arctic. Isfjorden is strongly impacted by Atlantic inflow and is ice-free year-round, except the innermost part, Billefjorden, with a sha...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2025

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Arctic CH4 consumption responses to future vegetation regimes, RiS ID: 11990

The Arctic tundra is currently undergoing rapid changes with thawing permafrost and changing vegetation. One of the most pronounced effects among the vegetation is a shift towards taller plant communities and higher biomass, which can lead to increased evapotranspiration and drier soils. Methane ...

Tildelt: kr 79 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

MILJØFORSK-Miljøforskning for en grønn samfunnsomstilling

Enhancing resilience in a changing climate through comprehensive urban flood design

ECCO har som mål å styrke vår forståelse og tilpasning til vannrelaterte farer i urbane områder i den nordisk-baltiske regionen, med et spesifikt fokus på flom. Prosjektet har en omfattende tilnærming ved å kartlegge nedbørekstremer over hele regionen, vurdere ulike faktorer som kan forsterke fl...

Tildelt: kr 4,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2027

Sted: Oslo

MILJØFORSK-Miljøforskning for en grønn samfunnsomstilling

Ultra-sensitive optical sensor system for simultaneous, in-situ detection of multiple pesticides in surface and ground waters

I nyere tid har klimaet vårt gjennomgått betydelige endringer, noe som fører til ekstreme værforhold som flom og tørke. Dessverre kan disse hendelsene igjen føre til en økning av plantevernmidler i våre vannsystemer, som utgjør potensielle farer for ulike aspekter av vårt miljø og økonomi. De eks...

Tildelt: kr 4,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2027

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

MILJØFORSK-Miljøforskning for en grønn samfunnsomstilling

GINAMO: Genetic Indicators for Nature Monitoring

Kontekst: Genetisk mangfold er grunnlaget for biologisk mangfold og avgjørende for langsiktig overlevelse, tilpasning og motstandsdyktighet for bestander, arter og økosystemer. Mens genetisk mangfold lenge har blitt neglisjert i politikk og forvaltning av biologisk mangfold, inkluderer den nåvære...

Tildelt: kr 2,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2027

Sted: Nordland - Nordlánnda

ENERGIX-Stort program energi

Low cost, high efficiency PEM electrolyser stack

En av de store utfordringene knyttet til grønt hydrogen produsert ved elektrolyse av vann er investeringskostnaden (CAPEX), som fører til et høyt prisnivå for grønt hydrogen sammenliknet med hydrogen produsert ved bruk av ikke-fornybare, karbonbaserte energikilder. For at grønt hydrogen skal være...

Tildelt: kr 16,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2026

Sted: Akershus

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Investigation of the mercury cycle in the Arctic snowpack for model development (ris id: 12321)

The aim of this project is to investigate the processes involving mercury (Hg) at the snow-air interface in the polar regions. The dynamic exchange of Hg between the snow surface and the overlaying atmosphere in polar regions is not fully understood and not yet constrained into the one-dimensiona...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Hornsund’s and Storfjorden DOM Data Acquisition Campaign and Virtual Field Guide Development for Educational Research. RiS ID - 12339

This project aim to perform a systematic digitalization of eastern Spitsbergen coast, due to its excellent cretaceous sediments' exposures, and western Barentsøya-Edgeøya for their important HALIP exposures. Collecting these types of data from Hornsund’s and Storfjorden’s surroundings can provid...

Tildelt: kr 0,12 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

The transition from ductile to brittle deformation in pre-Devonian basement of the Billefjorden Fault Zone, Svalbard (RiS: 12317)

The Billefjorden Fault Zone (BFZ) is a N-S striking regional-scale long-lived lineament cropping out in central Spitsbergen. This lineament exposes multi-deformational evolution that initiated with ductile deformation preserved in the metamorphic basement. Following several phases of brittle def...

Tildelt: kr 0,12 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

DyNAflow: Colonisation dynamics of Arctic endemics across glacial landscapes

Warming in the Arctic is causing glacial retreat, which exposes deglaciated terrains to biotic colonisation. Ecological studies can provide insights into the local processes (microclimate, biotic interactions) driving the development of soil communities after glacier retreat. However, community d...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Arctic marine mammals in a time of climate change: a Kongsfjorden Case Study. RiS ID: 11501

The fieldwork is a component of the NFR ARK (Arktisk Klima forandring Konsekvenser) project, which focuses on impacts of global warming on Arctic endemic marine mammals. The project is using a “case-study” approach based on the Kongsfjorden-Krossfjorden ecosystem, where the objective to examine h...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Linking past and present surge dynamics at Borebreen from drone surveys

Svalbard has a high density of surging glaciers – marine and terrestrial glaciers which undergo cyclical changes between fast (active) and slow (quiescence) flow. During the active phase, ice discharge accelerates and mass loss increases which significantly impacts glacier mass balance. However, ...

Tildelt: kr 79 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Akershus

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Geomorphology and process-interaction in previous and present climate as exemplified by Bjørndalen, Svalbard (RiS 12312)

This M.Sc. thesis project has a primary objective of mapping the geomorphology of Bjørndalen, Svalbard, to contribute to our understanding of this unique Arctic valley system. The research aims to characterize the long-term and short-term geomorphologic processes shaping the valley and analyze ho...

Tildelt: kr 54 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Chemical composition and conditions of cryoconite hole water and melting channels on glaciers with runoff to the Kongsfjorden System

Main objective of this project is a detailed analysis of snow and supraglacial meltwater, including potential alterations in the transition of supraglacial snow to water, as well as potential alterations in the transition of water in isolated to connected cryoconite holes to meltwater channels. C...

Tildelt: kr 31 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Microbial communities in ice over methane sources: a comparative study. RiS ID: 10341

The fieldwork is an integral part of my PhD project, which aims at understanding the microbiological role of the ice forming above Arctic emerged cold seeps in mitigating methane release. This fieldwork project includes sampling both terrestrial pingos in Svalbard (of which Lagoon Pingo, Adventda...

Tildelt: kr 64 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Human performance in the cold, RiS ID 12375

The purpose of the project is to verify the performance effect of the newly developed field rations, Energon Arctic Field rations (EAF) by EnergonX and its consortium, both the food content, but also packaging, which will potentially reduce waste by 70% in the Norwegian Armed Forces and offer nut...

Tildelt: kr 94 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2025

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Alternative life-history and thermoregulation strategies in the Svalbard reindeer and the implications for population dynamics

With the Arctic warming nearly four times faster than the rest of the globe (Rantanen et al., 2022), resilience of Arctic ecosystems and population dynamics of Arctic species are raising concern among scientists. Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) is an ideal species to study the...

Tildelt: kr 67 999

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2024

Sted: Akershus

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Sustainability for cultural heritage – cultural heritage for sustainability. Interdisciplinary field research at Kvitøya

The project is an interdisciplinary collaboration involving NIKU, Luleå University of Technology, Karolinska Institute, Svalbard Museum, and the Swedish National Heritage Boardaims. It aims to explore and document archaeological source material, as well as register and document the cultural envir...

Tildelt: kr 0,12 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2025

Sted: Oslo

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Hiding in the shadows: effects of environmental stressors on male calanoid copepods - An insider's view

Polar ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to effects caused by environmental stressors of anthropogenic origin, such as ocean acidification (OA) and ocean warming (OW), both of which are disproportionally affecting the Arctic region. Calanoid copepods of the genus Calanus are key species in th...

Tildelt: kr 0,12 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2024-2025

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa