20190714 team 2019

team 2019


20190703 orange football match

orange football match


20190705 renovation



20190707 humpback



20190712 christophe



20190711 hatching tern

hatching tern


20190712 from antarctic to arctic

from antarctic to arctic

The Netherlands Arctic Station

located on Spitsbergen in the northernmost village of the world, the Arctic Centre of the University of Groningen has a research facility.

Postal address:
Netherlands Arctic Station, P.O.Box 1, N-9173 Ny-Ålesund, Norway
0031 50 7200 449 (Skypein number, with voicemail) or 0047 7902 6852

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logo of the station sponsor

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The two houses to the right form the station  

webcam panorama
university of groningen
facebook messages
station logbook

stories about our activities with photo's and video's
people in the station, inhabitants of the village, messages in our log
background information about a specific theme
management, history, safety, daily life, check lists en sponsors
maps, aerial pictures, inhabitants, webcam, buildings, history, weather and a village walk
marked barnacle geese, marked foxes and installations
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http://www.sees.nl http://www.rugsteuntstern.nl  
Videos made by the University of Groningen about the largest Dutch polar expedition and a crowdfunding project to study migration of terns
below a random selection of information in this website

Video's about places in Ny-Ålesund as hotspots in STREETVIEW

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amundsen villa

ringing geese in the boat house

Inhabitants of Ny-Ålesund

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Oddny Synnøve Moen

Oddny Synnøve Moen

Erlend Havenstrøm

Erlend Havenstrøm

Johnny Schneider

Johnny Schneider

Selection of weblog pages with video's

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20110702, 12:30
minky whale
20160726, 15:00
tern paradise
20170702, 14:00
Chinese tourists
20180513, 10:30
shapes of time

Latest message from our station log book
Maarten Loonen - Christophe and Marije are still staying at Corbell, sampling lakes in a glacial foreland.

posted 17-07-2019 at 21:17

more entries in the log

Sightings of ringed barnacle geese

Total 1621 sightings of 357 individuals. Most observed is onri, seen 38 times.

Panorama from Zeppelin mountain

For an actual view click here.


Storage NERC

Storage NERC

Community House, Gym

Community House, Gym