Start at the end of the world
Korea’s first Arctic Research Station, Dasan, was established on April 29, 2002 at the Ny-Ålesund International Science Village in Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard Archipelago, Norway. The Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) operates the Arctic Dasan Research Station as summer station and around 60 international researchers visit to the Arctic Dasan Research Station to conduct field research activity in summer season (from March to September). In Ny-Ålesund Science International Science Village, there are ten Arctic stations those are operated by China, France, Germany, Italy, India, Netherland, Norway, Japan, Korea and United Kingdom (U.K). A state‐owned Norwegian company, KingsBay AS, is in charge of operation and maintenance of the stations in Ny-Ålesund International Science Village.
78° 55' N, 11° 56' E 6,400km from Seoul
The Dasan Korean Arctic Station, N‐9173 NyÅlesund,Norway
Arctic Sea Ice Research
Environmental Change Survey on Upper Atmosphere and Space
Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems
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