• The Festningen Geotope – a laboratory for virtual field trips

    The Festningen section in western Spitsbergen represents a unique and relatively easily accessible section that record over 300 million years of Earth’s history. Festningen is routinely visited as part of UNIS (and other universities) courses, industry fieldtrips and research field trips. The section provides examples of both past climatic perturbations and petroleum/CO2 storage elements within…

  • Arctic Biology Virtual Field Trips

    Learn about Svalbard biology from a 360 degree angle and join a virtual field trip from the biologist`s perspective! By choosing the location, you get to move around the archipelago. And you can not imagine, what`s all to discover here! Explore the biologist`s virtual field trips here

  • AG-222 Virtual Field Trips (2021)

    The students of the UNIS geology course AG-222 developed a row of virtual field trips that bring you closer to the geology of Svalbard, and closer to field sites that are further away from the vast of civilization in the world! Welcome to join and enjoy! The Cretaceous intrusions of Ekmanfjorden Learn about geological evolution…

  • AG-222 Virtual field trip (2020)

    While we cannot currently go into the field in the real world, the students of Arctic Geology Class AG-222 did a fantastic job of taking us on a Virtual Field Trip to the Billefjorden Trough in Central Spitsbergen.

  • Early Cretaceous dolerites in Spitsbergen: a virtual field trip to the most accessible HALIP exposures

    By Kim Senger, The University Centre in Svalbard, kim.senger@unis.no Early Cretaceous magmatism associated with the early phase of the High Arctic Large Igneous Province (HALIP) led to the emplacement of significant magmatic volumes across the circum-Arctic. In Svalbard, HALIP magmatism is manifested by predominantly basaltic intrusions and lava flows collectively classified as the Diabasodden Suite, named…

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