Nuuk Basic is an extensive cross-disciplinary ecological monitoring programme in low Arctic West Greenland. Nuuk Basic study the effect of climate change and variability on terrestrial and marine ecosystems. The study area is situated in Kobbefjord (64°07’N / 51°21'W), approximately 20 km from Nuuk, the Capital of Greenland. Nuuk Basic is coordinated with the monitoring programme Zackenberg Basic, in Northeast Greenland.


Nuuk Basic has the following institutions as partners:   

The work in Nuuk Basic is carried out through means funded by:  

For further information about the Nuuk Basic Monitoring Programme please contact the Nuuk Basic secretariat.


2015.06.04 | Research news

Koblingen mellem indlandsis, fjord og CO2-optag afdækkes i Nuup Kangerlua (Godthåbsfjord)

Processerne omkring afsmeltningen af Grønlands indlandsis har mistet lidt mere af deres mystik. Forskere ved Grønlands Naturinstitut har i samarbejde med internationale forskere tilføjet ny viden om meteorologi, kemi, biologi og fysik i samspillet mellem Grønlands indlandsis og Nuup Kangerlua (Godthåbsfjord).

2015.04.08 | Research news

New website brings together the Arctic research of the Danish realm

ISAAFFIK Arctic Gateway is the name of a new Arctic web portal, which opens on April 8 and will be a dynamic tool for anyone working in the Arctic.

2015.03.27 | Research news

The new GEM database is now live

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