Solar eclipse in Ny-Ålesund 20 March 2014
Marta Karoline Jansen / Norwegian Polar Institute

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NySMAC secretariat

NySMAC secretariat
c/o Norwegian Polar Institute
Fram Centre
P.O. box 6606 Langnes
N-9296 Tromsø, Norway

Phone:  +47 7775 05 00


  • University of Groningen (UoG), The Netherlands. Representative: , chair
  • Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration (CAA), China. Representative: , vise chair
  • Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI), Norway. Representative:
  • Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Germany. Representative:
  • Andøya Space Center (ASC), Norway. Representative:
  • Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy. Representative:
  • GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (GFZ), Germany. Representative:
  • Institut Polaire Francais, Paul Emile Victor (IPEV), France. Representative:
  • Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI), Republic of Korea. Representative:
  • National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), India. Representative:
  • National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR), Japan. Representative:
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK. Representative:
  • Norwegian Research Centre AS (NORCE), Norway. Representative:
  • Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), Norway. Representative:
  • Norwegian Mapping Authority (NMA), Norway. Representative:
  • Stockholm University (SU), Sverige. Representative:
  • The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway. Representative:
  • UiT - The Arctic University of Norway (UiT), Norway. Representative:

Common  to all members


  • Kings Bay AS (KB), Norway |
  • Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) |
  • Svalbard Science Forum (SSF), Norway |
  • The Research Council of Norway (RCN), Norway |

New members

Any scientific institution that runs a long-term programme based in Ny-Ålesund and/or has significant research activities in Ny-Ålesund is eligible to join NySMAC as a member. New members are accepted following a consensus decision by NySMAC.