Le imperdibili mostre del Ragusa Foto Festival 2022
Ny-Ålesund Research Station, Svalbard, Norway. A scientist with the Arctic Station Dirigibile Italia managed by CNR ISP during a check tour at the Amundsen-Nobile Climate Change Tower (#CCT). The CCT, with a height of 32 meters (100 feet), hosts instrumentation to monitor several physical parameters (e.g., temperature, humidity, wind, radiation, etc.) that relate to exchange processes occurring between the surface and first tenths of meters of the atmosphere. Paolo Verzone, Artic zero
Old mining train at Ny-Ålesund research station as a reminder of the mining past of the base. Paolo Verzone, Artic zero
view of Longyearbyen during the only hour of light at the beginning of the Arctic night. Longyearbyen, the administrative center of Svalbard, is a small Norwegian city about 650 miles (1,046 kilometers) from the North Pole. Paolo Verzone, Artic zero
Aurora borealis, as seen in Longyearbyen, part of Norway’s Svalbard archipelago. Longyearbyen is Svalbard’s administrative center, and about 650 miles (1,000 km) from the North Pole. Paolo Verzone, Artic zero
The Russian mining settlement of Barentsburg in Svalbard, Norway, during the polar night. Rumiia B portrayed on the roof of the Barentsburg Hotel, the only hotel open in the city during the two months of darkness, Rumiia is a Russian woman working for the season in Barentsburg, she was one of the few persons working at the hotel. Paolo Verzone, Artic zero
A hike to the ice caves of Longyearbreen, a glacier in Svalbard, Norway, feels like time travel. The air bubbles trapped in this ice contains air from a thousand years ago. Due to climate change, Svalbard’s glaciers lost their protection during the 1980s and have been melting ever since.