Fridtjof Nansen

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Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)


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Fridtjof Nansen, In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times, II (London, 1911), frontispiece.
The authors would like to thank the crew of the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen for excellent working conditions, and the administration of the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) for letting us participate in their cruises.
There will also be a free bus service running from opposite Starbucks cafe on on Fridtjof Nansen Str.
Hurtigruten Line HurtigrutenOs seven-day OIce Breakers VoyageO will delve into Norwegian history, carving the same path forged by the maritime pioneers Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen.
Later, the theatre hosted the Tyneside Sunday Lecture Society which brought large audiences to hear the experiences of the polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, as well as famous faces, like Oscar Wilde.
Thirty-four international experts on marine affairs and the law of the sea contribute 30 chapters to one of two texts developed from an August 2008 conference held by the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway, focusing on the legal and policy issues for seas and oceans that have emerged with increasing globalization.
The Nansen Refugee Award, created in 1954, is named after late Norwegian polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, the world's first international refugee official.
Professor John Simpson of Bangor university's School of Ocean Sciences is to receive the 2008 Fridtjof Nansen Medal, awarded by the European Geosciences Union at the European Geophysical Union Assembly in Vienna where he will also deliver the Nansen Lecture.
In 2004, the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, a Norwegian risk management company, questioned the quality of Russia's icebreakers.
MOORESTOWN, New Jersey, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully completed the first live shipboard tracking exercise with its new SPY-1F multifunction phased array radar system aboard the Norwegian frigate Fridtjof Nansen (F-310).
The Fridtjof Nansen berthed at Izar Shipyards in Spain was the launch platform for the initial activation of the first Aegis Weapon System equipped with Lockheed Martin's new Spy-1F radar.
This activity book discusses the reasons why Erik the Red, John Davis, Henry Hudson, William Perry, John Franklin, Fridtjof Nansen, Robert Perry, Fredrick Cook, and Gretel Erhlich explored the Arctic; and why Captain James Cook, James Clark Ross, Robert Scott, Roald Amundsen, Ernest Shackleton, Admiral Richard E.
Two Norwegian research institutions, the ECON Centre for Economic Analysis, and the Fridtjof Nansen Institute sponsored this study.
The first aircraft featured the face of Thor Heyerdahl and others to come include Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen.
Moreover, an additional reason for focusing on these regimes was the general knowledge base established at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute.