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The Department of Physical Geography is located in Geovetenskapens hus (Geo-Science Building), Campus Frescati, Stockholm.

The visting address is Svante Arrhenius väg 8. The main entrances are located on the south side of the building.


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The Metro line 14 (red line) to station Universitetet. The travel time from central station is about 8 minutes.

Bus no. 50 and 540 to station Universitetet Norra. Some of the 600-busses also stops at the university.

The light rail Roslagsbanan between Östra station and Kårsta/Näsbypark/Österskär stops at the station Universitetet.

Walk or cycle along Brunnsviken, Roslagsvägen or through Lill-Jans forest.

By car via Roslagsvägen (from Roslagstull towards Norrtälje), Frescativägen, Svante Arrhenius väg. There are parking lots by Svante Arrhenius väg (north of the building).

Latitud/Longitud WGS84:
59°21'56.7"N  18°3'27.1"E
59°21.944'N  18°3.451'E
59.365739°N  18.057522°E


Find your way around the house

The building Geovetenskapens hus consists of several parts, three elongated buildings, two fan-shaped buildings and connecting buildings. In two of the three elongated buildings and in the connecting buildings (S, T, X and V), the department has its offices and research laboratories. In the two fan-shaped houses U and Y, most of the teaching rooms are located.

The room numbering in the house is structured as follows: T236 = House T floor 2 room 36. The classrooms' room code consists of a letter and two numbers e.g. sal U29 = House U plan 2 sal 9.

The entrance at Svante Arrhenius väg 12 is open Monday-Friday from 07.45 to 19.00. The house is not open on weekends and major holidays.


Our field stations

The department has two field stations. The are used for both research and education within our different research areas.


Tarfala field station is located in the mountain region in northen Sweden, close to Kebnekaise (the highest mountain in Sweden). To get there, you can travel by air or train to Kiruna, then by buss to Nikkaluokta. From there, you can walk or go by skiing or snow mobile approximately 27 km. The station is located 1135 meters above sea level.

Tarfala via Google Maps

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Navarino Environmental Observatory, NEO, is a cooperation between Stockholm University, Academy of Athens and TEMES. The station is located in Messinia, a region in south western Peloponnese, Greece. Nearest town is Kalamata.

NEO via Google Maps

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