Svalbard is a well managed archipelago with many rules and restrictions.
Thus, there are several laws and regulations that you as a researcher need to be
familiar with. The most important ones, however not a complete overview,
are listed below. The regulations cover diverse topics as tent-pitching,
traffic in remote areas, handling animals, collecting samples and
insurance procedures. Also notice that different rules apply to
residents and visitors and that there are date-dependent restrictions
You find a list over regulations that also apply for research
activities on the webportal of the Governor of Svalbard:
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