Tagged: International Polar Year

Warm opening of a cool conference

The IPY Oslo Science Conference was officially opened by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon. At the opening ceremony, 2400 polar scientists and friends of polar science were moved by a children’s gospel choir...

Oslo polar research conference largest ever

In June 2010, the Research Council of Norway will host several thousand polar researchers from around the globe. The IPY Oslo Science Conference will comprise the largest gathering of polar researchers ever, and will...

Royal book about the Arctic

The three Scandinavian heirs to the thrones are writing a book about their experiences from Svalbard and Greenland. The book will focus on climate changes and research and living in the Arctic. Three environmental...

The Norwegian-American Scientific Traverse completed

February 21 at 4 pm, 1600 UTC, the Norwegian-American Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica 2007-2009 rolled in to Troll Station. The field part of this large International Polar Year (IPY) project has been successfully...