20240615 Geese and climate change

Geese and climate change


20240614 a day of fieldwork

a day of fieldwork


20240615 attacked near nest

attacked near nest


20240423 Documentary about Ny-Ă…lesund

Documentary about Ny-Ă…lesund


20240318 Lots of ice in the fjord

Lots of ice in the fjord


20240322 Polar bear hunts for reindeer

Polar bear hunts for reindeer


20240121 Buitenhof national television

Buitenhof national television

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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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
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 20-06-2024 at 20:27

Vandaag zijn de eerste sternennesten gevonden in het dorp.
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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

nordpol hotellet

canoe hut

Arctic Mars Analog Svalbard Expedition

Inhabitants of Ny-Ålesund

Click on a photo for more information about this person,
click here for all inhabitants present.
Signe Maria Brunk

Signe Maria Brunk

Børge  Moe

Børge Moe

Jakob Weiset

Jakob Weiset

Selection of weblog pages with video's

Click on the picture to see the page with video
20180513, 10:30
shapes of time
20160724, 16:45
pirates ahoy
20140723, 21:45
20140715, 23:45
ground penetrating radar

Latest message from our station log book
Susanne Hoogsteen - Vandaag zijn de eerste sternennesten gevonden in het dorp.

posted 20-06-2024 at 20:27

more entries in the log

Sightings of ringed barnacle geese

Total 49 sightings of 31 individuals. Most observed is ybul, seen 4 times.

Panorama from Zeppelin mountain

For an actual view click here.


Storage NERC

Storage NERC

Green Harbour house

Green Harbour house