Zackenberg Research Station

Zackenberg Research Station is an ecosystem research and monitoring facility at Zackenberg (74º28’ N, 20º34’ W) in Northeast Greenland. A branch facility is situated at Daneborg, 25 km north-east of Zackenberg

Zackenberg welcomes national and international scientists and students who wish to carry out research projects or run a course. 

In addition to individual research projects and programmes, a comprehensive environmental monitoring programme, is operating at Zackenberg since 1995. This programme is coordinated with a monitoring programme in Nuuk and in Disko in West Greenland under the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring programme.  

Zackenberg is owned by The Government of Greenland and is operated by the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University. 

For further information on issues relating to the research, monitoring and logistics at Zackenberg Research Station please contact the Zackenberg secretariat at


2019.12.11 | Research news

Zackenberg rebooted

We are happy and proud to announce a new Zackenberg Research Station secretariat from 1 January 2020 in a year where the station will celebrate 25 years of service in documenting climate change impacts in Arctic ecosystems, and get ready for the decades to come. The secretariat team from 2020: scientific lead Torben Røjle Christensen,…

2019.12.11 | Research news

Going to zackenberg or Daneborg 2020?

Apply before 15 February 2020. For more information about the procedure, see under Access. Looking forward to seeing you there!

2019.01.15 | Positions

Field assistents in Zackenberg 2019

Two new field assistents are needed to help with the geophysical climate effect monitoring programme (GeoBasis) in Zackenberg, northeast Greenland, during summer 2019 and in the following years. As there is training connected to the position second-year students are prioritized. Apply before February 15, 2019, for more info…