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


New paper about the seismic monitoring of jökulhlaups at the A.P. Olsen Ice Cap

A paper about the seismic monitoring of jökulhlaups, or glacial outburst floods, at the AP Olsen Ice Cap in North-East Greenland is out. Read the paper in the Journal of Glaciology here.

ORF: “Die Datensammler des Klimawandels”

Der ORF gibt in diesem Artikel einen Einblick in die österreichische Klimaforschung. Annett Bartsch (b.geos) und Marion Greilinger (ZAMG) vom APRI erzählen über die Erforschung arktischer Permafrostböden und heimischer Gletscher. Hier geht es zum Beitrag: https://orf.at/stories/3148167/

Torradagar, Faroe Islands

Prof. Wolfgang Schöner and Christoph Ruhsam are invited to the cultural Torradagar days to the Faroe Islands to talk about the Arctic and the impacts of climate change. In a multimedia talk (Ruhsam) and a scientific lecture (Schöner), the two APRI affiliates…
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