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 14 research groups.

News at APRI


The University of Graz about avalanche research on Greenland

The University of Graz has published an article about Jakob Abermann's research on unusual avalanche events on Greenland, using remote sensing and in situ observations. This juxtaposition shows how the landscape looked before and after a heavy rain event and…
Annual Meeting

APRI Annual Meeting in Graz

The APRI Annual Meeting in Graz was a great success. We had a total of 16 presentations, including two guest lectures. We gained interesting insights into the different members' research activities, got some updates on upcoming APRI activities and projects,…

uni:view Video about Sigrid Irene Wentzel’s Research

University Vienna's uni:view Magazin made a short video about Sigrid Irene Wentzel's research in Yakutia. Sigrid is a doctoral student at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna and part of Peter Schweitzer's research group.…