Cleaning the Arctic, or Sørkapp Marine Litter Cleanup

We are proud to announce that we have received 330,000 NOK from Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund for the realization of a project entitled Sørkapp Marine Litter Cleanup (No 18/70). Marine litter is human-created waste that has deliberately or accidentally been released in a sea or ocean. It can be blown…

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A glacier through a chemist’s lens

In the article entitled "Chemical denudation and the role of sulfide oxidation at Werenskioldbreen, Svalbard", written by Łukasz Stachnik, Elżbieta Majchrowska (now Łepkowska), Jacob C. Yde, Adam Nawrot, Katarzyna Cichała-Kamrowska, Dariusz Ignatiuk and Agnieszka Piechota, you can read about several different processes taking place in proglacial waters (that is, waters coming…

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Dark clouds over Hans

Polar Science (vol. 10, 2016, pp. 249-261) published an article by Adam Nawrot, Krzysztof Migała, Bartłomiej Luks, Paulina Pakszys and Piotr Głowacki, entitled "Chemistry of snow cover and acidic snowfall during a season with a high level of air pollution on the Hans Glacier, Spitsbergen". The article looks at an…

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Meet the Space III Conference

The third edition of Meet The Space conference took place on 28–29 November 2015 at the Polish Aviation Museum in Kraków, Poland. The 3rd International Space Science and Space Technology Conference Meet The Space III 28-29 November 2015, Museum of Polish Aviation, Kraków, Poland Conference theme: Planetary Atmosphere Sampling This…

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Polar4Space Conference

Can polar regions be useful in space research? Answering this question was the aim of Polar4Space meeting organized jointly by the forScience Foundation and Telemetrica at the Institute of Tourism, Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, on 30 January 2015. The meeting was attended by 27 people from the…

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