20160517 17th May celebration

17th May celebration


20160401 research in svalbard

research in svalbard


20160103 TEDx talk

TEDx talk


20160103 Ramsey Nasr

Ramsey Nasr


20160103 Largest Netherlands Arctic Expedition

Largest Netherlands Arctic Expedition


20151106 Spectacular bear picture

Spectacular bear picture


20150801 Effect geodetic observatory construction on birds

Effect geodetic observatory construction on birds

The Netherlands Arctic Station

located on Spitsbergen in the northernmost village of the world, Ny-┼lesund, which is an international research base.

Postal address:
Netherlands Arctic Station, P.O.Box 1, N-9173 Ny-┼lesund, Norway
0031 50 7200 449 (Skypein number, with voicemail)


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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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<---tour the website

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-┼lesund as hotspots in STREETVIEW

Click on the picture to start the video, click on the text to go to the location


dog training


Inhabitants of Ny-┼lesund

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click here for all inhabitants present.
Kathrin Lang

Kathrin Lang

RenÚ Bürgi

RenÚ Bürgi

Selection of weblog pages with video's

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20140615, 23:00
king eider
20090625, 14:00
eidernests at leirholmen
20120807, 20:00
sledge dog riding
20140220, 23:05
mother goose

Latest message from our station log book
Maarten Loonen - We waren mooi om 23:30 weer thuis

posted 15-08-2015 at 00:21

more entries in the log

Sightings of ringed barnacle geese

Total 4083 sightings of 503 individuals. Most observed is gzsj, seen 43 times.

Panorama from Zeppelin mountain

For an actual view click here.


NP-director cabin

NP-director cabin

Mechanic workshop

Mechanic workshop