Lance (until 2016)

Chief scientist: Agneta Fransson

Institution: Norwegian Polar Institute

R/V Lance


R/V Lance is a Norwegian research/survey vessel with home port in Tromsø operating in the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean, around and north of Svalbard and in the Fram Strait (between Svalbard and East Greenland, 79°N) from spring to autumn. The yearly expeditions include ocean monitoring of biological, physical and chemical parameters and processes.








Measurements operated by:        NPI           In cooperation with:Unversity of Bergen