Atmosphere Research

Zeppelin Observatory
Photo: Ove Hermansen / Norsk institutt for luftforskning (NILU)

The Atmosphere Research Flagship Programme brings scientists studying the lower atmosphere in Ny-Ålesund and Svalbard together to develop collaboration and joint research actions to tackle the challange of climate change in the Arctic.

Upcoming activities

  • Flagship workshop on black carbon, time and place to be announced. Responsible: S. Gilardoni (CNR), R. Modini (PSI) and M. Zanatta (AWI).
  • Flagship workshop on Metrology. Tentative 2. Nov. 2019, Oslo. Responsible: A. Viola (CNR).


  • The flagship is able to finance guest travel for Boyan H Petkov and Vito Vitale (both CNR), Marco Zanatta (AWI), Tymon Zielinski (IOPAN) to visit colleguas at GGO (Russia), PSI (Switzerland) and University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy), respsctively. We wish them good luck, and look forward to see the scientific outcome of the visit.  
  • Sign up for the flagship email list to receive information on coming activities. The current email list can be found on here.