Media Archive

This is a venue for the media to download and gather information about the expedition. Contact Arctic Portal for additional information.


Press releases:

Press release from Rannís about the trip from China to Iceland (in Icelandic)


Photos (click for high definition - All photos by PRIC):

Photos from the Xuelongs visit in Iceland are now available online. The vessel was in Iceland for four days and many activities took place. Click here to see the photos. The vessel was in Iceland for four days and many activities took place. Click here to see the photos.


President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson at the symposium (Photo: Hjalti Hreinsson - Arctic Portal)Videos:
In relation to  Xuelongs visit in Iceland, the second China-ICeland symposium was held in the University of Iceland. President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson attended the symposium and held the closing remarks. Click on the names to watch the presentations.

 

  - Dr. Huigen Yang Dr. Huigen Yang, Polar Research Institute in China and Prof. Deyi Ma, Director of the First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration - About CHINARE5 and Chinas Arctic research

 

 

 

 

 

 



Dr. Huigen Yang in Akureyri (Photo: Hjalti Hreinsson - Arctic Portal)An Arctic seminar was also held in Akureyri, in te Northern part of Iceland. The Xuelong visited Akureyri before leaving Iceland. Here are recordings from the Arctic seminar:

- Opening by Geir Kristinn Aðalsteinsson, chairman of the Akureyri city council
- Opening by Su Ge, ambassador of China in Iceland
- Dr. Huigen Yang and Prof. Deyi Ma: "Chinese Polar Research and CHINARE 5"
- Dr. Þorsteinn Gunnarsson, RANNIS: China-Icelandic Arctic Science Cooperation
- Dr. Hongqao Hu and Dr. Gunnlaugur Björnsson: The Joint Aurora Observatory
- Mr. Egill Þór Níelsson and Prof. Zhang Xia from PRIC: Arctic Shipping Cooperation between China and Iceland under CNARC
- Embla Eir Oddsdóttir, Stefansson Arctic Institute and University of Akureyri: Arctic Shipping
- Stefán B. Sigurðsson, rector of the University of Akureyri: Closing remarks

 





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n Dr. Huigen Yang and Prof. Deyi Ma will give a presentation on "Chinese Polar Research and CHINARE 5"

n Dr. Thorsteinn Gunnarsson, RANNIS, will give a presentation on China-Icelandic Arctic Science Cooperation

n Dr. Hu and Dr. Björnsson will present the Joint Aurora Observatory

n Mr. Egill Þór Níelsson and Prof. Zhang Xia from PRIC will give a presentation on “Arctic Shipping Cooperation between China and Iceland under CNARC

n Embla Eir Oddsdóttir, Stefansson Arctic Institute and University of Akureyri will present on Arctic Shipping

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