Tour of the NERC Arctic Research Station

This video, hosted by Henry Burgess, Head of the NERC Arctic Office, shows us a glimpse of the NERC Arctic Station during a very busy season!

Happy 30th Birthday NERC Arctic Research Station

Wishing the Arctic Station a very Happy 30th Birthday, marking three decades since the establishment of the Station in Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard.

Happy 30th Birthday NERC Arctic Research Station from Sir Michael Palin


Sir Michael Palin KCMG CBE FRGS FRSGS wishes the NERC Arctic Research Station a very happy 30th birthday. Michael Palin visited the Station back in 1992 soon after it first opened!

The Arctic: A Dynamic Environment

A visually compelling film which showcases the global impact and ambition of  The United Kingdom’s Arctic science community. Demonstrating how great ideas, combined with world-class infrastructure and new international partnerships, reveal a dynamic future for the UK in this fragile, and vitally important, part of the world.

Dr Kevin Newsham talks about a changing Arctic:

Dr Kevin Newsham, a Soil and plant ecologist working at the British Antarctic Survey talks about his research on the response of soil microbes to warming in the Arctic. He studies these microbes using open top chambers in Ny-Alesund, Svalbard,  an area experiencing unprecedented change.

Arctic research a vital source for environmental policy makers:

Researchers are playing a crucial part in setting global environmental policies. Here, researchers from Loughborough University discuss this important work.