Remarks on the Working Conditions in the Region of Polish Polar Hornsund Station

Adam Winnicki*1      Bartosz M. Wilkowski2      Sonia Hryciuk3      Kamil Tyrpiał4      Hubert Żywiec5      

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The Polish Polar Station in Hornsund is a scientific base of great importance. In 2020, students of Gdynia Maritime University were able to visit the station and prepare photographic documentation of its surroundings. This article includes historical basics  compared with the latest research concerning the flora, fauna, meteorology and studies on the Hansbreen glacier, research programme conducted on the station and climate changes in the Spitsbergen and perspective for the future fate of the Svalbard Archipelago. 


Arctic, Svalbard, Polish Polar Station in Hornsund, Climate, Climate Change, Research, Glacier, Flora, Fauna
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Citation pattern: Winnicki A., Wilkowski B.M., Hryciuk S., Tyrpiał K., Żywiec H., Remarks on the Working Conditions in the Region of Polish Polar Hornsund Station, Scientific Journal of Gdynia Maritime University, No. 117, pp. 37-49, 2021

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