Cruise plans for 2021

Cruise plans for the Svalbard area 2021

The cruise plans for research vessels in the Svalbard area are presented in the table below. The list may not be exhaustive. If you would like information added to the table please contact the contact the SIOS access and logistics officer. 

The information in the table is presented for information only. In the case of spare capacity being available an offer should be made on the logistics sharing notice board. Upcoming activities posted on the notice board may be found in the sidebar on the right of this page. 

Vessel Date Comment Contact person
RV Helmer Hansen 5 - 10 May UNIS   
  14 - 23 May Ice edge  
  7 - 22 July CAGE  
  24 July - 1 August    
  3 - 13 August CAGE  
  2 - 11 Septemer  UNIS  
  13 September - 3 October IMR, Barents Sea  
  5 - 11 October UNIS  
  12 - 17 October UNIS  
RV Kronprins Haakon 27 April - 20 May UiT  
  14 - 28 June NPI, Plastics  
  30 June - 11 July UiB, Palaeoceanography  
  31 July - 20 August NPI  
  24 August - 26 September UiT, Nansen Legacy  
  28 September - 21 October UiT CAGE / HACON  
  22 October - 5 November UiT   
  26 - 30 November UiT - Kongsfjorden and shelf break. Click here for details. Daniel Vogedes
RV Polarstern 25 May - 27 June Fram Strait Thomas Soltwedel
RV Oceania 15 June - 23 July AREX 2021 legs I-III Gdansk - Longyearbyen 

Agnieszka Beszczynska-Möller

  25 July - 9 August AREX 2021 leg IVa Hornsund and Kongsfjorden

Agnieszka Beszczynska-Möller

  10 - 19 August AREX 2021 leg IVb Isfjorden Agnieszka Beszczynska-Möller
  20 August - 11 September AREX 2021 leg V return to Gdansk via Isfjorden, Hornsund and Bergen Agnieszka Beszczynska-Möller
RV Laura Bassi 29 June - 20 August Svalbard area, Greenland Sea, Fram Strait (details TBC) Franco Coren
IB Oden late July - early September Synoptic Arctic Survey - Arctic Ocean. Click here for details. Pauline Snoeijs Leijonmalm