Links

Bellow is a selection of useful links in relation to travel in polar regions. Don’t hesitate to submit yours !

Snow and ice:

Polar View: Arctic high definition ice charts
Polar View: Antarctic high definition ice charts
National Snow and Ice Date Center: information about snow and sea ice

Museums:

Svalbard Museum: the Svalbard Museum in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
Greenland National Museum: the Greenland National Museum in Nuuk

Tourism:

IAATO: the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators
AECO: the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators
Antarctic Treaty: Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty
Sysselmannen of Svalbard: the Governor of Svalbard

Wildlife and flora:

The flora of Svalbard: all the information regarding plants and flowers in Svalbard
CAFF: Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna
NAMMCO: North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission

Weather:

Antarctica : weather forecast in different places and stations in Antarctica
Longyearbyen : weather forecast for Longyearbyen (Svalbard)
Ny-Alesund : weather forecast for Ny-Alesund (Svalbard)
Greenland : weather forecast in different places in Greenland
Passage Weather : sailing weather around the world

Webcam:

Longyearbyen : 360° live webcam, from the roof of the Svalbard University
Port of Longyeabyen : 360° live webcam, from the roof of Longyearbyen harbour in Svalbard

People:

Arctic Council : Arctic Indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants in the Arctic