Norwegian Polar Institute information department made this delightful film about research and monitoring in Kongsfjorden – the most studied fjord in the Arctic.

Kongsfjorden
most researched fjord in Svalbard

longest time series in the Arctic
collected by more than 20 institutions

research tells us about climate change in the Arctic

the fjord used to freeze
now it is mostly ice-free

warmer water especially in winter

Atlantic climate in the outer fjord
Arctic climate in the inner fjord

polar ecosystem at the glacier front

glaciers are melting

runof adds particles to the seawater
less light reaches the depths

more Atlantic species
fewer Arctic species

science is the basis
for advice to the authorities