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Oil on ice. Photo: Jouko Pirttijärvi, SYKE.
Oil

Norut Narvik is taking part in a new EU Horizon 2020 project focusing on the development of Arctic oil spill response methods and the evaluation of their environmental effects.

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.

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.

Norut a host for expert meeting on marine aquaculture.

Copyright Copernicus data (2014)/ESA/Norut–SEOM Insarap study.
Sentinel

Unstable slopes in Kåfjord in Troms County moved about 1 cm in 24 days, radar satellite images processed at Norut show.

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.

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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