Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


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Kongsfjorden International Research Base
The Kongsfjorden International Research Base (KIRB) is located in Ny-Ålesund, Spitsbergen. Ny-Ålesund is an international base for research in all sciences involving the arctic marine, terrestrial and atmospheric environments. The main activities are related to climate research and environmental monitoring. Facilities at KIRB include the following; national research stations, atmospheric observatory, radiation observatories, clean air observatories, Kings Bay Marine Laboratory, Space Geodetic Observatory, and a rocket launch facility.

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APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
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