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APRI – the Austrian Polar Research Institute

The Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI) is a research consortium that promotes and coordinates research and education in the area of polar sciences at the participating organisations. The APRI involves about 50 scientists in 18 research groups.

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Austrian Polar Research Station

Construction phases of the Austrian Polar Station Sermilik

Tasiilaq Construction activities are well advanced thanks to the efforts of the local construction company from Tasiilaq. The finishing of the interior and the technical installations will continue in spring 2023.In close cooperation with Lars Vestergaard's construction company in Tasiilaq,…
Cryosphere & Climate

Of Caves and Climate Changes

On the first evening of APRI's 2022 annual general meeting in Innsbruck, APRI member Prof. Gina Moseley gave a thrilling presentation of her expeditions and discoveries in the remotest and wildest corners of Greenland. Read a summary of seven years…
Climate Change

Understanding the Ice Edge of Northwest Greenland

The impressive near-vertical ice cliff is part of a land-terminating glacier of the Nunatarssuaq ice cap. The area where the almost 30 m tall ice cliff is situated has been named the Red Rock Ice Cliff due to its visible…

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