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CBS documentary


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the sound of falling ice


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Watering the tundra

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 14-08-2023 at 17:14

The end of season 2023. Today Susanne, Maaike, Roos, Lisa and Maarten are leaving Ny-Ă…lesund after meeting new and old friends. Thanks to all.
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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

velferden boat to hut

amundsen mast

launching a balloon with ozone probe

Inhabitants of Ny-Ålesund

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

Selection of weblog pages with video's

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20120824, 18:45
children news
20100815, 04:28
guided tour
20090622, 12:00
counting eggs
20140615, 23:00
king eider

Latest message from our station log book
Maarten Loonen - The end of season 2023. Today Susanne, Maaike, Roos, Lisa and Maarten are leaving Ny-Ă…lesund after meeting new and old friends. Thanks to all.

posted 14-08-2023 at 17:14

more entries in the log

Sightings of ringed barnacle geese

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

Panorama from Zeppelin mountain

For an actual view click here.


North pole hotel

North pole hotel