Gradmålingsstasjonen i Sorgfjorden: en kulturhistorisk dokumentasjon

SND-ID: SND 1103

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Dag Avango - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

Camilla Winqvist - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

Thor Bjørn Arlov - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Per Kyrre Reymert - The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

Milan Horemuz - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Geodesy and Satellite Positioning orcid

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Description

The Sorgfjorden project, an archaeological research expedition, was conducted between the 8th and the 20th of July, 2017. The expedition documented remains from a Russian-Swedish geodetic expedition during 1898-1902 in the area around Sorgfjorden on northeastern Spetsbergen, Svalbard.

Traditional documentation methods were combined with new technologies in order to fulfill the expedition's goals. Archival and printed materials were collected and studied in preparation for the expedition.

The project was carried out by researchers from Sweden and Norway with experience in research in the polar regions.

Language

Norwegian

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Royal Institute of Technology

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: Svalbard environmental protection fund

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: Swedish Research Council
  • Funding agency's reference number: 2016-02724

Funding 3

  • Funding agency: NordForsk
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Time period(s) investigated

1898-01-01–2017-01-01

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Geographic description: Sorgfjorden

Publications

Arlov, Thor B., Dag Avango, and Per Kyrre Reymert. "Gradmålingsstasjonen i Sorgfjorden: en kulturhistorisk dokumentasjon." Stockholm-Tromsø-Trondheim: KTH - NTNU, 2018.
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-239894

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Type of archaeological investigation

Archaeological excavation

Dataset 1
Photo documentation

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Description

Photographic documentation of material remains from the Swedish-Russian arc of meridian expedition.

Version 1.0

2020-10-14
https://doi.org/10.5878/gptt-jn49

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Citation

Dag Avango. Royal Institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment (2020). <em>Photo documentation</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/gptt-jn49">https://doi.org/10.5878/gptt-jn49</a>

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Data format / data structure

Still image

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Dag Avango - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

Time period(s) investigated

1898-01-01–2017-01-01

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Description of the mode of collection: Photo documentation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2017-07-08–2017-07-20

Copyright

KTH-Royal Institute of Technology

License

Creative Commons  Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-ND 4.0)
Dataset 2
Spatial data

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Description

Drone based photogrammetry, Terrester photogrammetry, GNSS, Total station, Laserscanning, Text description

Version 1.0

2020-10-14
https://doi.org/10.5878/n6xp-qx91

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Citation

Dag Avango, Camilla Winqvist, Thor Bjørn Arlov, Per Kyrre Reymert, Milan Horemuz, Gustaf Uggla, Lize-Marie van der Watt. Royal Institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment (2020). <em>Spatial data</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/n6xp-qx91">https://doi.org/10.5878/n6xp-qx91</a>

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Data format / data structure

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Dag Avango - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

Camilla Winqvist - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

Thor Bjørn Arlov - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Per Kyrre Reymert - The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

Milan Horemuz - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Geodesy and Satellite Positioning orcid

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Time period(s) investigated

1898-01-01–2017-01-01

Published: 2020-10-14
Last updated: 2020-10-14