Hundred and twentyfive years after “Fram” left for its historic Arctic expedition, the new Norwegian research icebreaker “Kronprins Haakon” left Tromsø on August 6, for its first scientific expedition to the Barents Sea. Onboard are 32 Nansen Legacy scientists.Read More
In a newly published article, Nansen Legacy researcher, Prof. Camille Li (UiB), and coworkers demonstrate how climate change will impact storm tracks.Read More
“There are many bits and pieces that need to fall in place with a new vessel like “Kronprins Haakon”, as well as a large research project like the Nansen Legacy, but both the vessel as well as the project are run by many incredibly competent and hard-working persons”, says Nansen Legacy PI Marit Reigstad.Read More
Ilker Fer heads the first cruise by the Nansen Legacy project equipped with a specially constructed glider and measuring tools.Read More
Studying the Arctic spring requires a suit of different approaches and methods, as Nansen Legacy’s collaborating project Arctic PRIZE is showing in this video.Read More
The Arctic Ocean is rapidly changing. This creates losers and winners, explain Nansen Legacy scientist Geir Wing Gabrielsen in a new article.Read More
The Nansen Legacy project was presented on two events in Washington DC, as an initiative to open for potential collaboration across the Arctic Ocean.Read More
The Nansen Legacy is not operating alone in the Arctic. Strengthening collaboration with other Arctic research projects is therefore of great importance to the Nansen Legacy.Read More
Nansen Legacy scientists were strongly represented at the 18th Russian-Norwegian Symposium in Murmansk 5-7 June 2018. The topic of the symposium was highly relevant for the Nansen Legacy project, by addressing the influence of ecosystem changes on harvestable resources in high latitudes.Read More
In a new British documentary, Nansen Legacy scientists Katrine Husum and Geir Wing Gabrielsen from the Norwegian Polar Institute are sharing their impressions of the vast changes in the Arctic ecosystem with Lewis Pugh, who swam one kilometer in sub-zero Arctic waters to draw the World’s attention to the fast loss of Arctic sea ice and ice-connected life.Read More
In the eye height of children and the spirit of the Arctic water scapes, the Nansen Legacy contributed to the CO2 days at the Northern Norwegian Science Center.Read More
What is a oceanographic mooring? How do these supplement to the time series in the Arctic? How can these help us understand the changes happening when North Atlantic water that flows into the Arctic is warming, melting the sea ice and changing the delicate arctic ecosystems, currents and water masses?
Follow Nansen Legacy researcher, Arild Sundfjord and other members recover A-TWAIN moorings, adding to future time series and knowledge.Read More
Who will win the battle of the Atlantification and ecological balance of the Arctic? The army from the North or the army from the south?
A new short film has been released by VOX, featuring both scientists Jørgen Berge and Ireen Vieweg, from the Nansen Legacy and research touching the topics of the project.Read More
Emmelie K. L. Aström defended her PhD last Friday 20th April. The day before, she learned that she has been awarded a prestigious VISTA (The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters) Post-Doctoral position connected to the Nansen Legacy.
Meet her here.Read More
The “Siberian cold” that has been entering Europe for the past weeks is in strong contrast to what is experienced in the rest of the Arctic! This winter is the warmest ever recorded.Read More