Spitsbergen

Cartography of polar regions

Geoscientific Spitsbergen-Expedition (SPE) 1990-1992

1989-1994
 


Research Project:

"Material Transport Land-Sea in Polar Geosystems"
 


In the framework of the Geoscientific Spitsbergen Expedition (SPE) 1990-1992 the Chair for Cartography and Topography of the Bundeswehr University Munich was ordered with the coordination of the whole mapping program and with the production of orthophoto and thematic maps used as topographical base for field working and as documentation of the results of the expedition. The project was carried out in cooperation of various German, Swiss and Norwegian universities with the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI), supported by the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).


 
General Informations about Spitsbergen
 
Research Area and Subprojects of the Geoscientific Spitsbergen-Expedition (SPE) 1990-1992
 


Cartographic Results
  • Thematic Maps

 
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Sponsors

In cooperation with the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI), supported by the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)