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A.A.S. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arktis und Subarktis [AAS Working Group Arctic and Subarctic]

[AAS Working Group Arctic and Subarctic]
Website: www.sub-arctic.ac.at
Address: Boschstr. 17/58/10, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Year of foundation: 1997
Activities: Scientific organization focussed on cultural anthropology of the North.

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Arctic Research Consortium Austria

Website: www.arctic.at
Address: Hermann F. Koerbel, Vienna, Austria
Activities: Researching the history of Austrian polar exploration on location at Spitsbergen, Greenland, Iceland, Canada, Alaska and Antarctica. CD-ROM of complete "History of Austrian Polar Exploration" between 1761 and 1957 (in German and English) is now available. Contributions for the "Encyclopedia of the Arctic" by Taylor and Francis - published spring 2004.

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Kommission fur Geophysikalische Forschungen [Commission for Geophysical Research]

[Commission for Geophysical Research]
Address: Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Dr Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna
Telephone: +43-513-5-81
Fax: +43-513-95-41
Activities: Maintains inventory of Austrian glaciers and carries out radio-echo sounding programme.

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Universitat Innsbruck, Institut fur Hochgebirgsforschung [Institute for High Mountain Research]

[Institute for High Mountain Research]
Website: www.uibk.ac.at
Address: Universitutstrasse 4, Innrain 52, A-6020 Innsbruck
Fax: +43-512-507-2924

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Universitat Innsbruck, Institut fur Meteorologie und Geophysik

Website: www.geophysik.uni-frankfurt.de
Address: Innrain 52, A-6020 Innsbruck
Telephone: +43-512-507-2924
Fax: +43-512-507-2924
Year of foundation: 1906
Activities: Conducts research on the Hintereisferner and other Austrian glaciers. Work has also been carried out in Greenland, Franz Josef Land and Antarctica. Topics include glacier energy and mass balance, dynamics, remote sensing and snow chemistry.

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Universitat Salzburg, Institut fur Geographie

Website: www.sbg.ac.at
Address: Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A-5020 Salzbur
Year of foundation: 1963
Activities: Research includes Alpine glaciological research. Affiliated to the Federal Ministry of Science and Research.
Publications: Salzburger Geographische Arbeiten (annual)

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