Gradmålingsstasjonen i Sorgfjorden: en kulturhistorisk dokumentasjon

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

Gustaf Uggla - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Geodesy and Satellite Positioning orcid

Lize-Marie van der Watt - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment orcid

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.

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Responsible department/unit:

Royal Institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

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

Gustaf Uggla - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Geodesy and Satellite Positioning orcid

Lize-Marie van der Watt - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment orcid

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SND-ID: SND 1103

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

Time period(s) investigated:

1898-01-01 — 2017-01-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Geographic description: Sorgfjorden

Funding:

Svalbard environmental protection fund

Swedish Research Council — Ref. 2016-02724

NordForsk

Type of archaeological investigation:

Archaeological excavation

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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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2020-10-14 doi:10.5878/gptt-jn49

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Dataset 1

Photo documentation

Suggested citation:

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

Description:

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

Data format / data structure:

Still image

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

Time period(s) investigated:

1898-01-01 — 2017-01-01

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2020-10-14 doi:10.5878/n6xp-qx91

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Dataset 2

Spatial data

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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). Spatial data. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/n6xp-qx91

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

Gustaf Uggla - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Geodesy and Satellite Positioning orcid

Lize-Marie van der Watt - Royal institute of Technology, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment orcid

Description:

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

Data format / data structure:

Geospatial

Time period(s) investigated:

1898-01-01 — 2017-01-01

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