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The Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration, ARCEx, is a research collaboration between academia and industry with support from the Research Council and Norwegian authorities. Through a common effort, we contribute to the understanding of the geology and resource potential of the high north, we develop new geophysical exploration techniques suitable for the Arctic, and we develop new models for environmental risk connected to operations in the north. Education and training is an integrated part of ARCEx. ARCEx is hosted by the Department of Geosciences at UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø.


2000 leagues across the seas – some reflections from a land-based...

By Sten-Andreas Grundvåg, Centre for Arctic petroleum exploration (ARCEx), UiT For a kid with an imagination slightly above the average, being invited on a scientific...

How to conduct field teaching with students scattered around the world?

The pandemic stopped the field plans for the geology course AG-222 – but it did not stop the authentic exercise. The course teachers organised...


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