Long-term variability and change of marine ecosystems

Research Focus

  • Mooring-based ocean observatories Svalbard, since 2000s
  • Sea ice and upper water column in ice-covered waters of the Arctic, since 2016 
  • Pandalus borealis population structure, since 1980s
  • Coastal hard-bottom benthos (N-Norway and Svalbard), since 1980s




Data archives


People and expertise


Key National and International Partners

  • Akvaplan-Niva
  • Institute of Marine Research
  • Norwegian Polar Institute
  • Scottish Association of Marine Science
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • The University Centre in Svalbard
  • Alfred Wegener Institute