20221204 Walrus from Space

Walrus from Space


20220816 fieldwork Jasmine Zhang

fieldwork Jasmine Zhang


20221126 Logbook SEES.nl 1968-1969

Logbook SEES.nl 1968-1969


20220926 Dutch ornithologist on Svalbard 1939 & 1956

Dutch ornithologist on Svalbard 1939 & 1956


20220926 concrete deck

concrete deck


20220823 ptarmigan



20220815 kings bay veteranklubb

kings bay veteranklubb

The Netherlands Arctic Station

located on Spitsbergen in the northernmost village of the world, managed by the Arctic Centre of the University of Groningen.
Postal address:
NL Arctic Station, P.O.Box 1, N-9173 Ny-Ålesund, Norway
0031 50 7200 449 (Skypein number) or 0047 7902 6852

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visitors today sofar: 




logo of the station sponsor

The two houses in the middle make the station  

tour the website
university of groningen
sees.nl expedition
arctic tern crowdfunding

stories about our activities with photo's and video's
people in the station, inhabitants of the village
background information about a specific theme
management, history, safety, daily life, check lists en sponsors
maps, aerial pictures, inhabitants, webcam, buildings, history, weather, village walk and official website
 sightings and other data
marked barnacle geese, marked foxes and installations
 messages in our log

latest message posted 17-08-2022 at 11:03

17/8 polar bear on Storholmen
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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

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

diving at work


clearing snow

Inhabitants of Ny-Ålesund

Click on a photo for more information about this person,
click here for all inhabitants present.
Jakob Weiset

Jakob Weiset

Rubén Balaño González

Rubén Balaño González

Kathea Paalsdottir Aakerhus

Kathea Paalsdottir Aakerhus

Selection of weblog pages with video's

Click on the picture to see the page with video
20170704, 16:30
getting home
20210702, 13:00
weather balloon launch
20130703, 17:00
20110709, 18:00
testing survival suits

Latest message from our station log book
Maarten Loonen - 17/8 polar bear on Storholmen

posted 17-08-2022 at 11:03

more entries in the log

Sightings of ringed barnacle geese

Total 0 sightings of 0 individuals. Most observed is [no ring in database], seen 0 times.

Panorama from Zeppelin mountain

For an actual view click here.


Kayak hut

Kayak hut

Boathouse NP

Boathouse NP