• image code: TB018
• a solargraphy of the weatherstation at RIF, Iceland
• exposure time 123 days
GPS location 66°30’39.7″N 16°08’27.8″W

Field research in Iceland is conducted from a many number of places. One of them is a small town in the far north, Raufarhöfn. Scientist living and working from this town will also visit RIF Weather station just a little bit further north, on one of the most northern settlements on Iceland, RIF. An old farm, now a ruin, marks the spot of settlers living in this remote area. Not far from the farm is now a weather station on which different equipments are installed in order to continuously measure the elements.

This image is created for the project Touch base, arctic solargraphy. A global ‘science meets art’ photography project I conducted during 2019-2020.

If you buy a fine art print or limited edition of this image, 10% of the profit will be donated to APECS. This is an organisation which supports early career scientists in their research. Many members of APECS helped me in creating the images in the Touch base project. We all depend on future science. By donating some of my earnings I can do something back to support them.

Touch base project
RIF Field Station
Interact, arctic field stations worldwide
Share this image