Global Crop Diversity Trust

A Foundation for Food Security

Resources

This section contains resources on the construction and use of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.

Images: 

In our Flickr page you may find hundreds of pictures of the Vault and the Trust's work - all of which you are free to use. Click on the above image.

Documents: 
 The Svalbard Global Seed Vault: Securing the Future of Global Agriculture (download complete report); (download summary report in EnglishFrançaisDeutschItalianoEspañol)
 
 
Video (for downloading, please 'right click' and save): 
Seed vault b-roll Quicktime PAL. DV Resolution 720x480 (1024x576) 25 FPS. [credit: Mari Tefre/Global Crop Diversity Trust]
Video/Photos and Agenda from opening ceremony. [credit: Dinamo Story]
This video footage is provided free of charge to media provided proper credit information is included.
Illustrations:

Note: These illustrations are provided free of charge to media provided credit information is included. Credit to Global Crop Diversity Trust. Click thumbnail for high-res versions.

 

 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault Graphics
SGSV Infographic (1.6MB) Vault (2MB) Opening day seed depositors (2.3MB)
Credit: Global Crop Diversity Trust
Please hover over the illustration for descriptions of the different parts of the Vault.


 

Svalbard Global Seed Vault Architectural Drawing
Credit: Statsbygg
 
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Artist's Impression

Credit: Global Crop Diversity Trust

 Large File (33 MB) - Small file

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Video from Svalbard Global Seed Vault This video footage is provided free of charge to media provided proper credit information is included.

  1. Seed vault b-roll Quicktime PAL. DV Resolution 720x480 (1024x576) 25 FPS. Contact to request tape. [credit: Mari Tefre/Global Crop Diversity Trust]
    1. Part I: Construction of seed vault and stock shots of Svalbard (TRT 4:27, 936 MB - warning large file)
    2. Part II: Interview with Cary Fowler (TRT 3:26, 720 MB - warning large file)
    3. Part III: Interview with Wangari Maathai (TRT 2:15, 475 MB - warning large file)
  2. Preparing rice collection for Svalbard [credit: IRRI]
    1. IRRI_Seed_Preparation.wmv (24 MB)
  3. Video/Photos and Agenda from opening ceremony. To access download, email for password. [credit: Dinamo Story]
    1. Video from opening ceremony for DOWNLOAD
    2. Video from opening ceremony for VIEWING
    3. Media agenda for opening ceremony