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The Alfred Wegener Institute is legally represented by its Directorate:
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Responsible for journalistic-editorial contents:
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Frontpage images ©: Leneisja Jungsberg, Juliane Wolter, Martine Lizotte / Takuvik Laboratory. Video © Sebastian Westermann. Map © Levi Westerveld / Grid Arendal

About page images ©: Leneisja Jungsberg, Kirsi Keskitalo.

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Press Centre images ©: Martine Lizotte / Takuvik Laboratory,

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The Nunataryuk project / Alfred Wegener Institute authorises the following private use of images on this website:

- copying the images to your private computer
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- the forwarding of the images to friends and family, together with reference to their origin, mention of the copyright notice and reference to the purely private use requirement.

The Nunataryuk project / Alfred Wegener Institute authorises the following free use of images in the press section (image and map libraries) of this website for editorial journalistic publications under the following conditions:

- The images are used to illustrate contributions about the work of the Nunataryuk project.
- The complete copyright notice is named as deposited in the metadata (IPTC data), i.e. in the form "Nunataryuk project consortium/Surname, first name".

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