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Frozen into the Arctic ice for 6 months - #NICE2015Arctic expedition led by the Norwegian Polar Institute starts in Longyearbyen, Svalbard this week. Research vessel Lance will be frozen into first year sea ice north of Svalbard with an ice camp deployed nearby the ship. A broad range of observations will be carried out by Norwegian and international collaborators during the drift to better undertsand processes in the ocean, ice and atmosphere and ongoing Arctic change.

Find out more about this campaign at

Follow hashtag #NICE2015Arctic for real-time updates from the expedition. News will come from accounts of the Norwegian Polar Institute ( and and from its Oceans and Sea Ice Group on,, and

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