Tarfala Research Station Workshop



måndag 7 februari 2022


10.00 – 14.00


Place: De Geer Hall, Geoscience Building, Stockholm University and Zoom

Welcome to a workshop where we provide inspiration and discuss possibilities to conduct field work in the Swedish Arctic at Tarfala Research Station, TRS. TRS is hosted by the Dept. of Physical Geography at Stockholm University and is Sweden’s only research station located right next to glaciers in an Arctic alpine environment. The station is situated in the Tarfala Valley in the Kebnekaise Mountains

Field work at Lake Tarfala ca 1 km from Tarfala Research Station 14.00 Workshop ends with Kebnepakte
Fotograf Annika Granebeck

Welcome to register here

At and around TRS you can investigate the surrounding glaciers and glacial landforms, the glacial lakes, the rivers collecting the runoff from glaciers, the permanently frozen soil, Arctic vegetation and ecosystems to name a few prominent examples. TRS has laboratories, workrooms, a workshop and various research instruments readily available and you will be offered comfortable accommodation with showers, sauna, washing machine and cooked food directly in the Swedish Arctic. Everyone interested in conducting field work at TRS is welcome to the workshop on Feb 7, 2022 - we hope to see you there!


Preliminary program
10.00 Welcome to Tarfala Introductions to the station and its surroundings
10.30 Ongoing projects
Presentation of currently running research and long-term observational programs
11.00 Suggestions and possibilities
for you Inspiration for new research projects which are possible to conduct at TRS
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Fika and mingel
Fika, mingel and brainstorm with new colleagues about potential co-projects
Field work at Lake Tarfala ca 1 km from Tarfala Research Station
14.00 Workshop ends