20180719 mother and daughter

mother and daughter


20180719 team picture

team picture


20180718 last balloon

last balloon


20180718 waterproof



20180716 king eider and beard

king eider and beard


20180718 wounded burglar

wounded burglar


20180716 glacier ice

glacier ice

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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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
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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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boat house of the camebridge spitsbergen expedition

arctic fox under this house

welcome to streetview

Inhabitants of Ny-Ålesund

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click here for all inhabitants present.
Piotr Kupiszewski

Piotr Kupiszewski

Leif Arild Håjem

Leif Arild Håjem

Rudolf Denkmann

Rudolf Denkmann

Selection of weblog pages with video's

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20120728, 13:00
20100811, 16:03
fossile shells
20120805, 08:00
feather and coal
20140724, 15:30
departure Willemijn

Latest message from our station log book
Eefje de Goede - Hiking to GĂ„sebu tonight, with Nadia, Armin, Svein Harald and Lillian. Nadia and Armin will return before 12, rest is going into the mountains tomorrow. Definitely back sunday @11, probably sat eveni

posted 20-07-2018 at 17:58

more entries in the log

Sightings of ringed barnacle geese

Total 1300 sightings of 350 individuals. Most observed is unri, seen 59 times.

Panorama from Zeppelin mountain

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Museum hut

Museum hut

Artist cabin

Artist cabin