Contributors: Svalbard Students
This blog is written by Eike, Mathilda, Mikko, Sanna and Tine, a group of science students at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS). UNIS is located in Longyearbyen at 78 N in the high Arctic and specializes in studies of biology, geology, geophysics and technology. Students from more than 20 countries study at UNIS every year. During winter the sun is gone for almost four months, while during summer the sun is up all the time from April to August.