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