Greenland Science Webinar

Every year, Arctic Circle Business and Qeqqata Municipality host a webinar to update the Arctic research community on the latest information about conducting investigations in the region.

Information about upcoming and previous webinars is listed below:

2024 Science Webinar

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2023 Science Webinar

Joint Science Education Programme (JSEP)

Kasper Busk – Project Coordinator, Greenland Government. Download presentation.

A new lonospheric research facility

Jayachandran P. Thayyil – Professor, University of New Brunswick. Download presentation.

Clay Prater – Research Associate, Oklahoma State University. Download presentation.

Update on Kangerlussuaq Airport

Ivaaq Christensen – Airport Manager, Mittarfeqarfiit. Verbal presentation only

Fritz B. Petersen – Head of Technical Services, Qeqqata Municipality. Download presentation.

Aasivissuit-Nipisat world heritage site

Paninnguaq F. Lyberth – Site Manager, Qeqqata Municipality. Download presentation.

Laust Løgstrup – Head of Projects, Qeqqata Municipality. Download presentation

Presentation of Albatros Arctic Circle

Jørgen Larsen – CEO, Albratros Arctic Circle.
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Presentation of Air Zafari

Mia Biilman Larsen – CEO & Pilot, Air Zafari Greenland. Download presentation

Arctic Trucks for science, logistics and tourism on the polar icecap and rough terrain

Sune Tamm – Director of Operations, Arctic Trucks. Download presentation

2022 Science Webinar

Kangerlussuaq research report:

40 interviews were conducted with international Arctic researchers/research institutions showing a great need for better information, infrastructure improvements and organizational changes in Kangerlussuaq. Arctic Circle Business and Qeqqata Municipality work closely together to implement the recommendations. Download presentation

is the first attempt to improve information level about Kangerlussuaq for the science community. The present website is the first version and will be updated. The hope is that international researchers can see study opportunities, the infrastructure, the support local companies can give and the events taking place. Download presentation

Kangerlussuaq International Science Support (KISS)

is Government owned and run by the Airport authorities (Mittarfeqarfiit). KISS consist of 4 four large buildings with wet laboratory, dry laboratory, computer room with internet access, kitchen, mess, living room, conference room, toilets, showers, well-equipped workshop, offices and storage room. No presentation

Kangerlussuaq Science & Tourism Support (KS&TS)

is a new private company providing facilities and services to science and tourism. KS&TS offers accommodation, work areas, office space, storage rooms, practical service, transport, camps, and what you need.
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has for a long time rented out cars, ATV’s, science equipment and support to researchers.  JMM-Gruppen is now expanding with cabins and guesthouse as well transforming the old bowling center to workshop and office facilities for scientists.
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Renovation of Kangerlussuaq Airport

to at least 2500 meters will take place after the new Nuuk Airport is finished according to an agreement between Greenland Government and Danish Defense. Meanwhile the Airport authorities (Mittarfeqarfiit) will carry out smaller renovation task of the landing strip. In 2022 the airport will close down for renovation three weekends from Friday at 7pm to Monday 8am at May 27-30, June 3-6-6 and June 10-13. No presentation

Oxford Global Projects’ Arctic Circle Road report

shows that the road is very promising and that it is, without a doubt, worth moving forward in the project. The next step is projecting the design of the road which also will give a more precise economic estimate.
The report was ordered by Greenland Government at leading international infrastructure consultants Oxford Global Projects lead by professor Bent Flyvbjerg.
Download presentation. Download OGP Report (english).

ATV track Kangerlussuaq-Sisimiut

is expected to open in Autumn 2022. The first 130 km was built in 2020-21 and the last 25 km is expected to be build this summer. The ATV track will show that Arctic Circle Road is a possible project, give road engineers access to plan the road and start up tourist and research projects between Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut. Download presentation

Renovation of Road to Ice Sheet

was started up in 2021 with the first 20 km to the Extreme E race location. In May 2022 the last 15 km is planned to be renovated including the two small bridges. The road will be open during renovation. The Municipality plans to incorporate the possibilities for building research facilities at the end of Road to Ice Sheet in the Municipal Plan 2023. Download presentation

Environmental Improvements

Environmental improvements are taking place after the Government and Municipality have agreed to phase out pit burning and clean up the dump and in the future ship garbage to the big incinerator in Sisimiut. The settlement council is improving local clean up including placing containers in designated areas. The settlement council has several beautification projects with rock and photo art as well as supporting the new Sami Rintala architecture project. Download presentation 1  presentation 2

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