Presentation on theme: "Norwegian Polar Institute Bjørn Fossli Johansen Director, Environmental management and mapping department Norwegian Polar Institute Tromsø, Norway"— Presentation transcript:
Norwegian Polar Institute Bjørn Fossli Johansen Director, Environmental management and mapping department Norwegian Polar Institute Tromsø, Norway email@example.com
Norway’s principal organization for research, environmental monitoring and mapping in the polar regions. Scientific and strategic adviser for the Norwegian authorities. A directorate under the Ministry of the Environment. Logistic operator in polar regions.
Norwegian Polar Institute geographical scope •Svalbard and Jan Mayen with adjacent seas •Dronning Maud Land, Peter I Øy and Bouvetøya, adjacent seas •Parts of the Barents Region
Norwegian Polar Institute •Established 1928 •Headquarter relocated from Oslo to Tromsø 1998 •Staff 2008: 152 (85 permanent, 67 short-term) •Office and logistics Longyearbyen (Svalbard) •Research station Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard) •Research station Troll (Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica) •Research vessel ”Lance” Foto: Andrea Taurisano
NPI research programmes •Polar Climate Programme •Ecotoxicology Programme •Biodiversity Programme •Geomapping Programme Multidiciplinary research International co-operation