Kongsfjorden


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Kongsfjorden

(kôngs'fyôr`dən) [Kings Bay], inlet of the Arctic Ocean, 14 mi (23 km) long, NW Spitsbergen, SvalbardSvalbard
, archipelago (23,958 sq mi/62,051 sq km), island group (2015 est. pop. 2,700), possession of Norway, located in the Arctic Ocean, c.400 mi (640 km) N of the Norwegian mainland and between lat. 74°N and 81°N.
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. Ny-Ålesund is on the inlet. The scenic fjord is often visited by tourist vessels.
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Kronebreen is the major outlet glacier of the Kongsfjorden system, west Svalbard2.
The genes, known as ARGs, which were first detected in urban India, have been found 8,000 miles away in soil samples taken in the Kongsfjorden region of Svalbard in the High Arctic.
Spring haul-out behavior of ringed seals (Pusa hispida) in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard.
All voyage I've managed to avoid wearing the clumsy survival suits we're required by Norwegian law to carry, but on a Zodiac (inflatable dinghy) trip at Kongsfjorden, there's no escape.
ON THE SOUTHERN edge of the remote Kongsfjorden (King's Fjord) on the west side of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway, an international research community representing ten different nations spent the long summer days studying the Arctic's changing climate and environment.
Lance during its annual cruise to the Kongsfjorden area.
1991: Egg predation in a breeding colony of the common eider Somateria mollissima in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard.--Skrifter, Norsk Polarinstitutt, pp.
Long term monitoring of Kongsfjorden system of Arctic region for climate change studies to study long term variability of physical and biogeochemical parameters of the fjord.
Micrococcineae; Microbiol., 162 (2): Micrococcaceae; 191-203) Arthrobacter BACT-Al Bacteria; Isolated from (JQ862006) Proteobacteria; Kongsfjorden seawater Gammaproteobacteria; (Zeng, unpublished) Alteromonadales; Colwelliaceae; Colwellia BACT-*2 Bacteria; Isolated from (JQ862010) Proteobacteria; culturable bacterial Alphaproteobacteria; communities in Rhodobacterales; Shandong coast, China Rhodobacteraceae; (Du, et at, Nautella.
Distribution of sex and age groups of ringed seals Pusa hispida in the fast-ice breeding habitat of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard.
A major milestone in India s scientific endeavors in the Arctic region has been achieved on the 23rd July, 2014 when a team of scientists from the ESSO-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) and the ESSO-National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) successfully deployed IndARC, the country s first multi-sensor moored observatory in the Kongsfjorden fjord of the Arctic, roughly half way between Norway and the North Pole.