GRUAN Status

since 2012
active
since 2013
certified

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
NYA NyAlesund
-short
Ny-Ålesund
-long, international
AWIPEV Research Base
-long, national
AWIPEV Research Base
WMO (code, name)
01004 NY-ALESUND

Location

Country
Norway
Federal state
Svalbard; Spitsbergen
Latitude
78.92 °N
Longitude
11.93 °E
Altitude
5 m

Site maps
Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
AWI
-long, international
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
-long, national
Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung
Website
www.awipev.eu/en/welcome/
Description
Artic Research Base

Site Contact

Name
Marion Maturilli
Affiliation
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany
Address
Telegrafenberg A43, D-14473 Potsdam, Germany
E-Mail
Marion.Maturilli@awi.de
Phone
+49.331288-2109
Fax
+49.331288-2178

Site Description

Foundation
1991
Description
Ny-Ålesund on the west coast is one of the world's northernmost human settlements and is situated at a fjord surrounded by glaciers, moraines, rivers, mountains, and a typical tundra system.
General type
arctic
Topography
mountainous landscape
Land use (within 10 km)
Climate
arctic
Website
www.awi.de/en/infrastructure/stations/awipev_arctic_research_base/

Membership In Other Networks

BSRN
NDACC
GAW
IGS
International GPS Service
GSN
Global Seismological Network