Open Call: SESS Report 2020

Starting from today, we are welcoming all SIOS members to present their research in the next State of the Environmental Science in Svalbard (SESS) report.

WHO? Researchers from SIOS member institutions with an author team from at least 3 different nations & 2 SIOS member institutions.

WHEN? 3 March – 3 April 2020 (16:00 CEST)

HOW? Fill in the application form, include a 2-page project description, an itemised budget, and a max 2-page CV of the PI.

WHY? SIOS seeks proposals for chapters that highlight the state of environmental science and contribute to the development of the Earth Observing System in and around Svalbard. Contributing to the report is an opportunity for research groups to actively influence the prioritisation within SIOS.

Whether as a review, data summary or report card, we are interested in all proposals in the field of Earth System Science in and around Svalbard. Our total funding of at least 2.4 million NOK can be requested for salary for data analysis and writing, workshops and support for developing procedures and protocols (between 50 000 -240 000 NOK per contribution).

The call text, the application form and the guidelines for applicants are available on