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The Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration, ARCEx, is a research collaboration between academia (6 universities and 4 research institutes) and industry (8 energy companies) with support from the Research Council and Norwegian authorities. Through a common effort, we contribute to the understanding of the geology and resource potential of the high north, we develop new geophysical exploration techniques suitable for the Arctic, and we develop new models for environmental risk connected to operations in the north. Education and training is an integrated part of ARCEx.


Statoil and ARCEx on research excursion in Svalbard

The University Centre in Svalbard, UNIS, and members of the ARCEx team joined Statoil's Research Excursion in Svalbard on August 22-31, to study onshore...

PostDoc life after the ARCEx cruise 2016

By Ingrid Wiedmann Most samples from last years’ ARCEx cruise to fjords on Svalbard and the western Barents Sea are now analyzed and I am...


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