Remembering Tore Gjelsvik (1916–2006)

  • Olav Orheim

Abstract

Tore Gjelsvik, former director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, died at the beginning of this year. He is fondly remembered by a great many people. In this piece, Olav Orheim recalls the man and his key role in Norwegian polar activities. Orheim was head of Antarctic Research at the Norwegian Polar Institute in 1972–1993 and was the institute’s director from 1993 to 2005.

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Published
2006-06-01
How to Cite
Orheim, O. (2006). Remembering Tore Gjelsvik (1916–2006). Polar Research, 25(2), 145-153. https://doi.org/10.3402/polar.v25i2.6244
Section
Biographical/historical essays