The research focus of the Arctic Centre is into:
- the functioning of polar ecosystems;
- undertake inter-disciplinary investigation of long-term human-environment relations in these regions, using archaeological, anthropological, historical, biological and geographic approaches;
- monitor human impacts on polar environments and
- explore the growing geopolitical significance of these areas for transport, tourism and mineral extraction.
The Arctic Centre operates the Netherlands Arctic Station in Ny-Ålesund (Spitsbergen).
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