Remarks on the working conditions in the region of Polish Polar Hornsund Station

Authors

  • Adam Winnicki NKBP “SeaQuest” Science Club
  • Bartosz M. Wilkowski NKBP “SeaQuest” Science Club
  • Sonia Hryciuk NKBP “SeaQuest” Science Club
  • Kamil Tyrpiał NKBP “SeaQuest” Science Club
  • Hubert Żywiec NKBP “SeaQuest” Science Club

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26408/117.04

Keywords:

Arctic, Svalbard, Polish Polar Station at Hornsund, climate, climate change, research, glacier, flora, fauna

Abstract

The Polish Polar Station in Hornsund is a scientific base of great importance. In 2020, students of Gdynia Maritime University were able to visit the station and prepare photographic documentation of its surroundings. This article includes historical basics compared with the latest research concerning the flora, fauna, meteorology and studies on the Hansbreen glacier, research programme conducted on the station and climate changes in the Spitsbergen and perspective for the future fate of the Svalbard Archipelago.

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Published

2021-03-30

How to Cite

Winnicki, A., Wilkowski, B. M., Hryciuk, S., Tyrpiał, K., & Żywiec, H. (2021). Remarks on the working conditions in the region of Polish Polar Hornsund Station. Scientific Journal of Gdynia Maritime University, 1(117), 37–49. https://doi.org/10.26408/117.04

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