Information about travelling in Greenland
The Greenland Tourist board’s homepage
Kalallit Nunnaat- Greenland
Rudy Brueggemann’s web page containing original stories, history, travel-tips and photography of Greenland. In January 2000, Encyclopaedia Brittannica picked the site as one of the best on the Internet due to its quality.
A beautiful dias-show of Nuuk and its surroundings
Siulleq’s Picture Database
Siulleq’s extensive database of new & old photographs of Greenland, portraits and old maps.
Great pictures from Polar Photos – the Arctic Institute collection of historical photographs from 1860’ies to 1970’ies and a collection of contemporary photographs about Arctic research and logistics, primarily in Greenland.
Wendell Phillips — Greenland Gallery
Wendell travelled the West coast of Greenland, in the summer of 2001. His account was published in Sea Kayaker Magazine, as Greenland Sojourn. Wendell’s photojournalist background, and his artistic eye, resulted in a beautiful and dramatic gallery of photographs, featured at this site.
An interesting link of Nuuk, Greenland. Click on the Qajaq link to see pictures and a film clip of a kayak demonstration in Nuuk. The 1MB video shows a kayaker performing a roll with the paddle held behind his head and another kayaker performing a very large number of hand rolls in a specialized “rolling qajaq”. http://www.virtualtourist.com/vt/56b/7/Nuuk Municipal
Pictures from Greenland
ArctiComm has posted dozens of great photos of Nuuk, Sisimiut and other places around Greenland in all seasons
A summer in Nuuk
A personal homepage of a traveller, illustrating Nuuk and its’ surroundings
John Rasmussen has created a wonderful portfolio of Greenland – updated every month
Photos from Weather-stations in Greenland
Nuuk Snow Festival
The annual International Snow Sculpture festival
The homepage of the annual Arctic Marathon, held in Nuuk, August.
Annual International Events in Greenland
A national tourist board list of Greenlandic annual events; includes descriptions, links, schedules and addresses.
Attractions in Nuuk
Katuaq, Greenland’s Cultural Centre offers exhibitions, cinema and concerts
Greenland National Museum and Archives
Central institution for research and documentation of Greenland’s cultural history.
Institute of Natural Resources (Pinngortitaleriffik – Grønlands Naturinstitut)
Available in Danish & Greenlandic
Institutions in Nuuk
The Municipally of Nuuk – Information
Greenland Home Rule Government
The official homepage Greenland’s Home Rule Government
The Inuit Circumpolar Conference Nuuk
The Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC)
The international organization representing approximately 145,000 Inuit living in the Arctic regions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka, Russia.
The Nordic Institute in Greenland
Statistics Greenland Information Service
Offers information regarding Greenland’s statistics
National Library of Greenland – Nunatta Atuagaateqarfia
Offers a good selection of books about Greenland
Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum (BMP)
Administration, coordination, and regulation services for Greenland’s minerals and petroleum sectors.
Royal Greenland is the world’s biggest producer of coldwater shrimps and a market leader in a wide range of seafood products.
Tele Greenland A/S
Greenlandic Internet/Telephone provider
The University of Greenland – Ilisimatusarfik
The homepage of The University of Greenland, Nuuk
The Greenlandic School of Journalism
The Greenlandic School of Journalism was established 1982 (Danish/Greenlandic only)
Nuuk Technical College
Nuuk Technical College (Danish/Greenlandic only)
ISI – Greenland’s College of Social Work
The Greenland’s College of Social Work is an independent institution under the Greenlandic Home Rule Government
The College of Education – Ilinniarfissuaq
The Greenland’s College of Education, Ilinniarfissuaq, has been the most important cultural institution in developing Greenland to a modern society. The building itself is one of the oldest buildings in Nuuk, from 1907.
STI – The Business- & Industry School
A Nuuk-based business- & industry higher education (Danish only)
Greenlandic/ Arctic Culture
A portal for online Greenlandic culture, which features links to cultural institutions and various organzations and companies, including the Greenlandic national picture database and a calendar of events. (In Danish, English, and Greenlandic)
Museums in Greenland
Links to museums in Greenland
The Danish Arctic Institut – Artisk Institut
A centre of research, publication & documentation of Arctic Research.
Greenland: The Last Great Place
Rudy Brueggemann’s Guide To Kalallit Nunaat
An introduction of Greenlandic Masks by Ammassalik Museum, East Greenland
Links to general information, images, whaling, and aboriginal peoples of Greenland and the Arctic
All Things Arctic
A complete resource for Arctic-related products, news, travel, weather & information
A web-resource on human-environment relationships in the Arctic
Hunting And Fishing Story
Rudy Brueggemann’s guide to Greenland
An information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of our planet’s northern most inhabitants
Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat
A part of the Arctic Council
NFN – Nature and Peoples of the North
A committee working for indigenous people of the Arctic
Meddelelser om Grønland: Man and Society
Monographs on Greenland, contains contents for the entire series on archaeology and anthropology of Greenland, beginning 1980, and selected complete text articles. English
The Culture History of Greenland
From the National Museum of Denmark, an extensive history and prehistory of the country. English
Here the excavation of several hundred ruins fully proved the existence of a culture
similar to the “West Greenlandic Palaeo-Eskimo culture
Feiten Over Greenland
A comprehensive essay about Greenland, including a complete list of the old Danish names of communities with their modern Greenlandic equivalents.
The Danish National Museum – The Inuit Culture
A short introduction to the Inuit History and Culture with illustrations – Danish Only
An article presenting Greenland’s development within Architecture
Baidarka List Archives
Discussion on every aspect of qajaq building.
Unofficial Greenland Kayak Club Qaannat Kattuffiat
Gives information about Greenland Kayak Association, Qaannat Kattuffiat and also Qaannat Kattuffiat, the Greenland Kayaking Championships. Includes links to Greenland-style kayaking.
Greenland Style by Andrew Bien
An interesting overview of Greenland kayaking by Andrew Bien. This article is currently hosted on the South East Sea Kayakers website.
Take a glance of Atlantic music’s ever growing CD productions – hear samples on-line
Books About Greenland
This bookstore has an excellent selection of books on Greenland and the Arctic, in several languages.
New, antiquarian and rare books on Greenland and the Arctic
The on-line magazine for collectors of Greenland stamps
The Greenlandic Christmas Seal
The Greenlandic Christmas Seal has been published continuously since 1974.
Greenlandic Stamps & History
Greenlandic Organizations & Interest Groups
Commission on Self-Government in Greenland
The Commission on Self-Governance web-page. Discussion forum and info.
Siumut is a social-democratic political party, which is the oldest and largest
existing political-party in Greenland.
Atassut is Greenland’s Conservative liberal Party
A socialistic left wing political party in Greenland
Government Jurisdiction in the areas of Culture, Education and Church
Sport-& Activity Links
The Sport Confederation of Greenland
The Sports Confederation of Greenland works towards strengthening Greenlandic
athletes and sports organisations possibilities to participate in sports as
representatives of Greenland.
Greenland Handball Federation
The Greenland National Handball Union
Team Greenland, promoting Elite sport in Greenland
Greenland Taekwon-Do Federation
Snowbound Greenland. A website about Snow-Mobiling in Nuuk & Greenland
Greenland Volleyball Federation
Nuuk Model-flying Club
Greenland Ski Federation
SILAMIUT – The Greenlandic Theatre
Arctic Artists Network & Affiliation
A database of Arctic artists
The Union of Women’s Associations in Greenland
The Union works towards utilising own, Greenlandic resources, preserving traditional Greenlandic needlecraft, urging to a better education of Greenland’s women, strengthening their interest in politics as well as to improve family conditions.
Qaamaneq – The union of lesbians and homosexuals in Greenland
Qaamaneq fights for legal reforms for homosexual people as well as offering
support and information.
Animal Protection Programme – Dyrenes venner Grønland
A Nuuk based Animal protection programme (Danish only)
The Greenlandic Scout-Union – Kalaallit Nunaanni Spejderit Kattuffiat
The Greenlancic Scout-Union was established in 1943 (Greenlandic/Danish)
Kalaallit Nunaata Radio
Greenland Public Broadcasting Service
A weekly national newspaper (Danish & Greenlandic only)
Greenland’s largest local TV organization
Weather forecast – Nuuk
Presented by wunderground
Sunset & Sunrise in Nuuk
Times given for any date you choose – in Danish.
Danish Meteorological Institute
Greenland Weather Links
Current Satellite Images Of Greenland
Upper Atmosphere Research Collaboratory
— Sondrestrom Facility
— MAGIC (Magnetometer Array on the Greenland Ice Cap)
Maps of Greenland
Maps of Greenland – from the national tourist board
A small map of Greenland, 5 regional maps, 14 detailed hiking maps. The page includes a list of the old Danish names for the towns in Greenland
Kort over Grønland
A map of Greenland
Saga Maps: Maps of Greenland
Issues maps of Greenland: 20 sector maps, historical guides and maps of Greenland. Suited for travelling as well as wall decoration
Brattahlid and Herjolfsnes
Viking settlements of Erik the Red are described in an article in Archaeology magazine. www.he.net/%7Earchaeol/online/features/greenland/index.html
One of Erik the Red’s settlements, abandoned in the 14th century with the rest of the Western Settlement because of famine conditions; a report on Thomas McGovern’s research in Scientific American’s Discovering Archaeology.
Danish Polar Centre
Provides services and logistical support to researchers in Greenland; includes links to recent research in many fields including archaeology. English and Danish.
SILA – The Greenland Research Centre
at the National Museum of Denmark
University of Copenhagen – Prehistoric Unit
Primarily Iron Age research, in Denmark, Ukraine, Greenland, and Bénin.
High Arctic Institute North Greenland
The Peregrine Fund, Pituffik
SUMMIT Top Of The Inland Ice
Greenland Environmental Observatory
Polar Ice Coring Office
NASA/PARCA (Program in Arctic Regional Climate Assessment)
International Arctic Science Committee
International Tundra Experiment
University Of The Arctic
International non-governmental organization dedicated to higher education in and about the Circumpolar North
Arctic Monitoring And Assessment Programme
P. C. Buckland
University of Sheffield, insects recovered from Gårdet under Sandet, a Norse farms site in the Western Settlement.
Jens Fog Jensen, Erik Brinch Petersen & Bjørnar Olsen
“Sydostbugt Projektet”: New datings of the Paleo-Eskimo Settlements in Qeqertarsuup Tunua &Disco Bay), Greenland. A brief report on 14C dates from Paleoeskimo and Dorset period sites.
Hans Christian Gulløv
From Middle Ages to Colonial Times. Archaeological and ethnohistorical studies of the Thule culture in South West Greenland 1300-1800 AD. Complete text of an article in Meddelelser om Grønland Man and Society.
Laboratory of biological anthropology, ThePanum Institute; The Greenland Norse: A biological-anthropological study. Full text of on-line book on skeletal remains of Norsemen in Greenland. In Meddelelser om Grønland Man and Society.
University of Groningen, paleolithic and spatial analysis, most recently Denmark, Greenland, and the Netherlands.
Databases on research on Greenland Environment
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