Articles by: Charmilie Nault

Day 1

68.97° North, 33.08° East – Cloudy and calm sea Start of the Arctic Century Expedition On 5 August at 1700 local time, the Akademik Tryoshnikov left the harbour of Murmansk according to plan, heading towards the Barents Sea. The participants of the expedition arrived in different groups on the 4th […]

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New representatives for APECS Switzerland

Amy Macfarlane and Nicolas Jullien are the new representatives for APECS in Switzerland. The SPI congratulates them for these roles! You can find below a note they wish to address to you. As the new APECS representatives in Switzerland, we look forward to welcoming all early career researchers (ECRs) in […]

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Aerial view over a research camp

Camp dedicated to field observations of ice motion in South-West Greenland. Andrew Tedstone’s project “ ’HI-SLIDE’: The influence of climate on the decadal dynamic stability of high-elevation sectors of the Greenland Ice Sheet ” was supported by the SPI Technogrants, 2019. © 2021 Andrew Tedstone, all rights reserved

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Scientific symposium in the memory of Koni Steffen

Join us in Davos on 21 and 22 October 2021 for an exciting scientific symposium “The Cryosphere in a changing climate” with high-level speakers, scientific poster sessions and ample networking time. The symposium aims to build a bridge between generations of cryosphere and climate scientists. Use this opportunity to present […]

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New Scientific Director

The SPI team welcomes a new Scientific Director, Gabriela Schaepman-Strub. Prof. Schaepman-Strub is an associate professor of Earth System Science at the University of Zurich and is specialised in Arctic biodiversity and ecosystem functions, applying experiments, modelling, and remote sensing.  She has acted as a representative of Switzerland in many […]

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New momentum for Swiss polar science

From 2021, the Swiss Polar Institute enjoys a new national status and launched a call for the first series of Swiss polar programmes. These steps will significantly increase the opportunities and impact of Swiss polar science in the coming years. To highlight the enhancement of its portfolio, the SPI invites […]

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