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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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Climate Change

Greenland – the ‘land of the people’ under the influence of climate change

Skitouring in the mountains of the fjord system of Nuuk (© Jakob Abermann).   Dr. Jakob Abermann is a meteorologist and glaciologist at the University of Graz. His research took him, among other places, to Greenland for 5 years, which…
Field report

Exploring Canada’s Northern Transport Infrastructures

As Austrian Polar Research Institute Media Officer, I had the pleasure to talk to Philipp Budka from the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna about his InfraNorth project responsibility. Mag. Dr. Philipp Budka is a…
Climate Change

Polar Talk #6

Am 25.05.2022 um 18:30 Uhr findet der #6 Polar Talk im Naturhistorischen Museum Wien statt. Die grönländische Bevölkerung bezeichnet ihr Land als ‚Kalaallit Nunaat', was übersetzt ‚Das Land der Menschen' bedeutet. Diese Assoziation ist uns fremd, verbinden wir doch mit…

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