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Cold climate scientists at Norut are measuring ice pressure and testing alternatives that may provide more accurate and cheaper dam rehabilitation. Photo: Norut Narvik.
Dam

New regulations mean huge sums must be spent on upgrading many of Norway's 6,000 dams. Cold climate scientists at Norut are measuring ice pressure and testing alternatives that may provide more accurate and cheaper rehabilitation.

Enhance solubility of n-hexadecane. Photo: Norut.
Environment

Biosurfactants produced by Norwegian cold-tolerated bacteria enhance biodegradation of oil pollution. They can be used as a “greener” alternative to chemical surfactant.

Rescue operation exercise with Sea King helicopter. Photo: Marius Lauritsen, The Norwegian armed forces.
Arctic

The increased activity in the Arctic demands better search and rescue capacity for the people located in the area. Norut has investigated the current status and proposed a series of improvements.

The bedrock is warmed by fluid-borne heat before casting. The concrete is then heated via a piping structure in the concrete. Photo: Christian Petrich.
Power

Collaboration between Norut and companies in Narvik is allowing Statnett to extend the construction season and save millions.

Photo: Copyright Norut
Arctic

Narvik is increasing activity in cold climate technology and oil-in-ice research. Norut has appointed five new specialists to keep pace with the tasks.

In ASUF's new hangar in Ny-Ålesund (from left): Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen, Director of Lufttransport Geir-Arne Sørensen, Norut CEO Ivan C. Burkow, Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker, principal of UiT Anne Husebekk and Di
ASUF

The Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft was opened at Svalbard 14th April.

Happy research scientists in Narvik, (from left) Christian Petrich, Gabriel Sas and Bård Arntsen. Photo: Fritz Hansen.
New contracts

Norut has been granted funding by the Research Council of Norway for three projects totalling NOK 40 million.

Photo: Kjell-Sture Johansen.
ASUF

The Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, which is a partnership between Norut, UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Lufttransport, was officially opened today.

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