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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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

Identifiers

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

Data contains personal data

No

Funding

Funding agency: Svalbard environmental protection fund

Funding agency: Swedish Research Council

Funding agency’s reference number: 2016-02724

Funding agency: NordForsk

Type of archaeological investigation

Archaeological excavation

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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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License

Creative Commons  Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-ND 4.0)

Copyright

KTH-Royal Institute of Technology

Dataset 1

Photo documentation

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>

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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Dataset 2

Spatial data

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>

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

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Last updated: 2020-10-14